“There has rarely been a starker juxtaposition of evil and innocence than the moment President George W. Bush received the news about 9/11 while reading The Pet Goat with second-graders in Sarasota, Fla…
One thing the students would like to tell Bush's critics — like liberal filmmaker Michael Moore, whose 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 911 disparaged Bush for lingering almost 10 minutes with the students after getting word that two planes had crashed into the World Trade Center — is that they think the President did the right thing. ‘I think he was trying to keep everybody calm, starting with us,’ says Guerrero. Dubrocq agrees: ‘I think he was trying to protect us.’ Booker Principal Gwendolyn Tose-Rigell, who died in 2007, later insisted, ‘I don't think anyone could have handled it better. What would it have served if [Bush] had jumped out of his chair and ran out of the room?’”
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Time is more than 10 years too late on this.
I guess it took the kids to educate the “journalists”.
On page 3 of a 4 page article, The New York Times reports that Obama waited “sixteen hours” to make up his mind as to whether to take out Bin Laden or not. That is 96 times longer than Bush lingered with those second graders. During much of that time, Obama was sleeping.
Will Michael Moore make a propaganda movie targeting Obama for such an obscene delay before springing into action? Maybe -- if hell ever freezes over.