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Thursday, February 03, 2005

FDR + GWB = ? 

Was it just me, or was there a lot of FDR referencing going on in the SOTU.

Bush has the gall to invoke the patron saint of Social Security in a speech whose primary focus is bent towards destroying the program.

First off, Bush ended the speech with a quote from the man who gave birth to the very middle class Bush is trying to murder.
Each age is a dream that is dying, or one that is coming to birth.
Then there was the "freedom from fear" reference.

Can anyone point out any other obvoius ones?

Browsing some things...Podesta and the "Think Progress Team" have some comments on the same here and here.

-Ben  01:14 EST | |

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