Posts Tagged ‘George W. Bush’

Quote of the day, March 1

March 1, 2017

George W. Bush, on the news media (2017)

“I consider the media to be indispensable to democracy. We need the media to hold people like me to account. I mean, power can be very addictive and it can be corrosive, and it’s important for the media to call to account people who abuse their power, whether it be here or elsewhere.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 28

January 27, 2017

Bob Woodward, from The War Within (2008)

“There is an encyclopaedia of lessons for the next president to learn from [President George W.] Bush’s mismanagement of the [Iraq] war. The first might be to trust the public with the truth, in all its pain and uncertainty.”