PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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Fun fact from the speech last night: when Bush mentioned "...in the name of a totalitarian ideology that hates freedom, rejects tolerance and despises all dissent" he wasn't, in fact, referring to his own administration. Who knew!

I actually watched this one for a change (for my own sanity, I usually just read transcripts in the morning.) After all, a couple sources said there would be new info in the speech. I sure didn't hear anything I haven't heard ten times before.

SPEECH NEWS:
* Complete transcript.
* Post analysis sure heard 9/11 a whole bunch. BBC analysis found it a 'subdued appeal.' And the NYTimes analysis found the President being more direct, but with a familiar theme.
* LiveOnline transcript from right after the speech.
* CBSNews.com reports mixed reactions. CNN.com found the same worldwide. And the NYTimes.com reports the reactions among soldiers and their families.
* Also, NYTimes editorial.
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