THE PRESIDENT: Stretch. Big Stretch. I'm sorry. (Laughter.)
Q I know you said there will be a time for politics. But you've also said you wanted to change the tone in Washington. Howard Dean recently seemed to muse aloud whether you had advance knowledge of 9/11. Do you agree or disagree with the RNC that this kind of rhetoric borders on political hate speech?
THE PRESIDENT: There's time for politics. There's time for politics, and I -- it's an absurd insinuation.
Q In that case, sir, can I follow up on something unrelated? (Laughter.)
Monday, December 15
Who's "Big Stretch"?
Whoever it is, that's who Bush called on to ignite this ridiculous exchange which you can bet Karl Rove set up:
Posted by Howard Hoffman at 11:07 AM