arcana imperii :: the book of j


bush just didn't know

some people are saying today that dubya has lied again. i doubt he was lying per se when he said at this morning's press conference that he «may be the only person -- the only presidential candidate -- who never carried the state in which he was born». it's more like he was displaying ignorance.

yet i find astonishing that he wouldn't know or recall that al gore lost his home state of tennessee despite winning the presidential election in 2000 or that his own father, mr george herbert walker bush, the forty-first president of this great nation of ours, and a native of massachusetts, lost the state twice, to michael dukakis in 1988 and to bill clinton in 1992. and there's also abraham lincoln, hubert humphrey, george mcgovern, adlai stevenson and many others...