December 7, 2004

bush43 joins bush41 as Double Winner

bush43 won the Doublespeak Award for the second year in a row joining his father bush41 as a two time winner. Other two time winners include: ronald reagan, the US departments of state and defense, and newt gingrich.

Well, I stretched that a bit. The 2004 award went to the entire bush administration and:

President George W. Bush, for the second year in a row, has set a high standard for his team by the inspired invention of the phrase "weapons of mass destruction-related program activities" (1) to describe what has yet to be seen. Further he has made clear the principle of democratic discussion: "[A]s you know, these are open forums, you're able to come and listen to what I have to say."
Read the list of past recipients and some of you may find this article useful: Doublespeak Detection for the English Classroom (PDF).

Via Whiskey Tango's all FUBAR now.

Posted by Steve on December 7, 2004
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