Everything this president says is the exact opposite of what he actually does. From the names of the bills his administration sponsors, to his speeches in the aftermath of the Iraq war, Katrina, etc. Everything.
He has absolutely zero credibility.
I only heard one line of King George's blathering last night, as I was leaving the tennis court; he was asking for the line item veto. Seriously, how can anyone take this cretin seriously? This is a president who has, after 5+ years, yet to veto a single bill. Not one.
The most nauseating bit though was this quote, which I have seen referenced on a number of blogs:
Bush said: "[E]ven tough debates can be conducted in a civil tone, and our differences cannot be allowed to harden into anger. To confront the great issues before us, we must act in a spirit of good will and respect for one another – and I will do my part."Seriously. We've heard this before, and each time, nothing changes. Bush sends Rove and his Swift Boat minions after anybody who dares defy his holiness. Cheney, Bush and Rove are the most vindictive political actors Washington has seen in decades, if not ever. Why would anyone lend any credibility to Bu$h saying that he will tone down the partisan rhetoric.
Everything that this administration does is about politics. Everything.
I call Bullsh*t on the entire speech.