I was very careful never to say that Saddam Hussein ordered the attacks on America.In Mark Crispin Miller's book The Bush Dyslexicon, Miller argues that the President is a bad liar. He suggests that many of Bush's notorious malapropisms are a result of his clumsy efforts to avoid accidentally telling the truth, and he includes a lot of exact transcripts of Bush speaking in order to argue that if you look closely at exactly what Bush says, the truth is usually there within the tangled syntax.
In this quote, the President isn't claiming simply that he never said that Saddam Hussein ordered the attacks on America. He certainly isn't claiming that he never implied it. No.
What is he saying? What exactly is he saying?
I was very careful never to say that Saddam Hussein ordered the attacks on America.Why would he say that?