Josh Marshall's snippet of GWBush today reminds me of the greatest rhetorical strategy ever, and one any one needing persuasive skillz should remember.
GWB: "Let me talk about the intelligence in Iraq. First of all, we all thought we’d find stockpiles of weapons. We may still find weapons. We haven’t found them yet.... And ... umm … but let me just say this to you. ... He had the capability of making weapons. He had terrorist ties. The decision I made was the right decision. The world is better off without Saddam Hussein in power"
Ox, delivering his history report in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure: "Everything is different, but the same... things are more moderner than before... bigger, and yet smaller... it's computers... San Dimas High School football rules!"Posted by dbrown at August 03, 2004 03:29 PM