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What in the world is wrong with right-wingers. Are they that brain-washed about 9/11 and the Bush/Cheney misguided involvement in the events following that tragedy?
Frank Luntz is the guru behind most right-wing talking points. One would think that he would know better, unless of course, this is simply yet another “messaging” ploy to re-write the negative history of the Bush administration’s abject failures leading up to the events of 9/11 and mistakes and mis-steps after 9/11.
In the mind of pollster Frank Luntz, September 11th gives the nation a chance to praise George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
Appearing on Your World with Neil Cavuto on Friday afternoon, Luntz expressed his concern about America’s lack of optimism in the last decade. Then, the Fox analysis shared a controversial sentiment by speaking in positive terms about the the previous Administration despite the attack happening on their watch.
“I don’t think this date is a positive,” Luntz said. “Yes, it allows us to look back and say ‘We haven’t been hit.’ Yes, it allows us to appreciate George Bush and Dick Cheney for keeping us safe. But in the end, it reminds us that we are vulnerable, and that hurts our confidence.”
WATCH: Video from Fox News, which appeared on September 9, 2011.
When our POTUS is on fire, he is at his best!
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the President visited New Jersey communities recovering from Hurricane Irene, celebrated Labor Day in Detroit, welcomed NASCAR Champions to the White House, and unveiled the American Jobs Act before a Joint Session of Congress. That’s September 2nd to September 8th or “American Jobs Act”
The top quotes in politics this week …
“I have people tell me on a regular basis, ‘Gee, are you still running?’” — Newt Gingrich discussing his presidential campaign.
“So far she hasn’t said she would, but I think it’s not a bad idea.” — Dick Cheney encouraging Hillary Clinton to run against Obama.
“I wouldn’t bet the ranch on it.” — Karl Rove guessing that Sarah Palin won’t run for president.
“I have a job, I love my job, and I wouldn’t really be interested in that.” — Matt Damon explaining why he won’t go into politics.
“They’re accused of all kind of sexual activities.” — Rep. Ron Paul talking knocking the TSA during the GOP debate.
“I thought about shooting sparks up my butt.” —Tim Pawlenty sharing one way to get attention during a presidential campaign.
“It’s in color on Kindle.” — Mitt Romney bragging about his jobs plan.
“Let’s take these son-of-a-bitches out.” — Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffagetting fired up ahead of President Obama’s speech in Detroit.