On Tuesday, at a campaign rally, according to AP, Dubya instructed his supporters:
Well, sure enough, the supporters took him at his word as John Aravosis of AMERICABlog discovered today. He caught White Houes Deputy Asst. for Communications, Suzy DeFrancis lying to CNN earlier today:
So John did some fact-checking on that. Here's what he found:
Yep, companies reported laying off only 125,000 people as a result of September 11, but now the White House is claiming it's 1 million.
CNN and the rest of the "Liberal" media continue to snooze on such blatant misrepresentations of the truth, even by Bush Administration Officials, as Bush and Friends continue to say anything to win.
Or in this case, as John puts it, "Bush is gonna milk those 3,000 deaths for everything they're worth." Indeed.
(AMERICAblog has more on this, so see his full story, as well as the one that follows it showing that the Bush Administration has quietly announced plans to cut --- yes, cut --- some $2.3 billion "from virtually all domestic programs not mandated by law, including education, homeland security and others central to Bush's campaign."!!!)