He climbed the rubble for a bullhorn moment at Ground Zero, he’s proven to be less than zero since Mission Accomplished. You want tips on how to act on the political theater stage? Before we rewrite lines like political theater stage, how about some tips on acting from the bad acting president?
THE PRESIDENT: Now, you asked about Alberto Gonzales. He has got my confidence. He has done nothing wrong. There’s been enormous amount of attention on him — that there’s been no wrongdoing on his part. He has testified in front of Congress. And I, frankly, view what’s taking place in Washington today as pure political theater. And it is this kind of political theater that has caused the American people to lose confidence in how Washington operates.
From Crawford, Texas, the single most powerful man in Washington (when he’s not on vacation) again reminds us he somehow isn’t part of Washington at all, not part of a problem he creates. Let Bush now take his stand and make his pitch as though on top of baseball field mound about what’s wrong on the political theater stage.
I stand by Al Gonzales and I would hope that people would be more sober in how they address these important issues. And they ought to get the job done of passing legislation, as opposed to figuring out how to be actors on the political theater stage.
Soon as Bush is done with official business, no doubt he puts on his authentic cowboy hat to go out and cut brush.