[Homestead] Woman holds three jobs- to stay alive--Bush thinks that is hysterically funny
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*Should Tax Dollars Fund Bush's Bubble?*
Tuesday, Feb 08, 2005; 11:39 AM
A controversial president barnstorms through the country attending
carefully controlled events where tickets are distributed by his own
party, where no one disagrees with a word he says and no one puts him on
When this happened in the heat of the political season, the events and
at least part of the president's travel costs were being paid for by his
campaign. But now it's a post-election president spending tax dollars
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*BUSH: HOLDING THREE JOBS 'UNIQUELY AMERICAN'
Tues Feb 8 2005 9:27:01 ET
Last Friday when promoting social security reform with 'regular'
citizens in Omaha, Nebraska, President Bush walked into an awkward
unscripted moment in which he stated that carrying three jobs at a time
is 'uniquely American.'
While talking with audience participants, the president met Mary Mornin,
a woman in her late fifties who told the president she was a divorced
mother of three, including a 'mentally challenged' son.
The President comforted Mornin on the security of social security
stating that 'the promises made will be kept by the government.'
But without prompting Mornin began to elaborate on her life circumstances.
MS. MORNIN: That's good, because I work three jobs and I feel like I
THE PRESIDENT: You work three jobs?
MS. MORNIN: Three jobs, yes.
THE PRESIDENT: Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic
that you're doing that. (Applause.) Get any sleep? (Laughter.)***
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