No Lame Ducker, Bush Didn’t Compromise Soul

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Bush is the President who keeps on giving!  He related to Fox News White House Correspondent Bret Baer that he Hasn’t compromised his soul to be Popular.  This occurs days after he almost ate sole food in Iraq.  Bush said he is  no lame ducker… well in so many words!

So what does Computer Games developers come up with?  There is the  Lame Ducker, the Bush Game, Bush Wacker, Sock and Awe, and Bushes Boot Camp (Click the link to play).  There is websites as well just for one incident See Duck Duck Bush

Bush said presidents fail when they make decisions based on opinion polls.

“Look, everybody likes to be popular,” said Bush.

“What do you expect? We’ve got a major economic problem and I’m the president during the major economic problem. I mean, do people approve of the economy? No. I don’t approve of the economy. … I’ve been a wartime president. I’ve dealt with two economic recessions now. I’ve had, hell, a lot of serious challenges. What matters to me is I didn’t compromise my soul to be a popular guy.”

An Associated Press-GFK poll last week showed just 28 percent of the public approving of the job Bush is doing, about where he has been all fall. Among Republicans, 54 percent approve, a low figure from members of a president’s own political party.

Bush said he didn’t think he would be viewed as the 21st century’s Herbert Hoover, who was president during the Great Depression. He said he worked to keep the economy from collapsing.

“I’m a free market guy,” Bush said. “But I’m not going to let this economy crater in order to preserve the free market system. So we made a lot of very strong moves and it’s been painful for a lot of people, particularly because, you know, this _ the excesses of the past have caused a lot of folks to hurt when it comes to, like, their 401(k)’s or, you know, their jobs.”

What is a Lame Duck(er)?

A lame duck is an elected official who is approaching the end of his or her tenure, and especially an official whose successor has already been elected.

The status can be due to

    * having lost a re-election bid
    * choosing not to seek another term at the expiration of the current term
    * a term limit which keeps the official from running for that particular office again
    * the abolishment of the office, which must nonetheless be served out until the end of the official’s term.

Lame duck officials tend to have less political power, as other elected officials are less inclined to cooperate with them. However, lame ducks are also in the peculiar position of not facing the consequences of their actions in a subsequent election, giving them greater freedom to issue unpopular decisions or appointments. Examples include last minute executive orders by U.S. Presidents.

Thanks to Blue Crush for passing on this story

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