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Please pardon the link-dump. I have to see a little man about a red-and-yellow car…
Bush evokes 9/11 to bolster Iraq war
Bush Criticized Over Speech About Iraq War
President Bush’s Speech About Iraq
Deception, Denial, and Demagoguery: Bush Speech Sets A Record
Bush’s No-News Iraq Speech
Think Progress also has a number of posts. Worth a browse.
Fake applause; speech numbers: ABC’s Terry Moran just reported that the only time Bush got applause was in the middle of his speech when a White House advance team member started clapping all on their own in order to cajole the soldiers into clapping, which they dutifully did. So even the applause was fake.
Here’s a link to the transcript followed by many comments from the reality-based community, here’s a link to a video followed by many comments from the Kool-Aid brigade and here’s both sides slugging it out on Fark.