But if you look closely, it appears that president bush is holding his book. This widely circulated photo of president george w. Jan 11, 2009 he was reading childrens book upside down when he heard the news. Bush visited the booker elementary school in florida and was reading a goat book upside down.
Earlier, bush had been on the way from his hotel to the school in his motorcade when an aide called him to report that a passenger jet had crashed into the north tower at 8. He was reading childrens book upside down when he heard the news. Bush quiz book, new yorker humorist and bestselling author of the clothes have no emperor, paul slansky, brings you a comical compendium of quizzes filled with hundreds of questions and answers on the personal and political life of george w. We dont yet know the provenance of this photo, such as where and when it was taken. Popular george w bush books meet your next favorite book. But mr bush says that anyone who thinks he was in shock that morning of september 11, 2001, has it wrong. Sep 24, 2005 the abovedisplayed image of president bush supposedly holding a telephone to his ear upside down was circulating via email throughout 2005 usually without comment until september 2005, when it. Mar 01, 2002 bill press is a syndicated columnist, the cohost of cnns crossfire, which airs mondayfriday at 7. In the original photograph, distributed by the associated press, bush is seen holding the book in the correct orientation. It has been four years since a romanian hacker named marcel lehel lazar a. The bush shot with an upsidedown book is one of these. Does this photograph show president bush reading a book. Hoax picture obama holding phone upside down hoaxslayer.
I didnt always agree with him politically, but in 1999 i read his book, all the best, and fell in love. Bush to unnamed cia briefer who flew to bushs texas ranch, amid a flurry of reports of a pending alqaeda attack, to call the presidents attention personally to the nowfamous august 6, 2001, memo titled bin ladin determined to strike in us. At the time, i thought bush was a complete nincompoop and did not have faith in him. Moment bush learned of 911 terror attacks abc news. When bush was at the school on 911 being warned about the attact this was all a staged event. Here is why george w bush kept on reading my pet goat after the september 11, 2001 attacks, in his own book. New photos show moment president bush learned of 911 attacks. Earning as in people skills at andover june 10, 2000 al gores journey. Sep 24, 2002 a photograph captures president george w.
Bush then went fishing and this is how we know and should accept that bush knew about. Bush smiles and gives a thumbs up as children raise their hands, wednesday nov. The video of him holding that story book upside down when news of 911 broke was pretty much how people viewed him a bit of a joke. A patriotic primer by lynne cheney wife of vicepresident cheney. The suggestion that securing a pipeline across afghanistan figured into the white houses calculations is as ludicrous as the assertion that oil played a part in determining war in iraq. I could hardly wait to get out of school and enlist. What sticks in my mind more than anything is the vision of watching then president george w. On the morning of this day in 2001, president george w. Time magazine interviewed the children, whom are now in their teens, who were being read to by george bush on september 11th, 2001.
White house the new york times on the web politics. Jul 30, 2012 an earlier hoax picture in the same vein supposedly depicted us president bush holding a phone upside down. United states navy when japan bombed pearl harbor on december 7, 1941, i was a seventeenyearold high school senior at phillips academy, andover. Bush and his staff look out the windows of air force one at their f16 escort on september 11, 2001, while en route to barksdale air force base in louisiana.
The state of america after bush books the guardian. Bush knew before any of us exactly what was going down. Scifun shows the senses george w bush upside down face. But after the release of photograph someone digitally altered the image and made the book held upside down. In the top image, bush and a young child are both reading from america. Bush, revealed through his letters and writings from 1941 to 2010, is worth its weight in golda valuable update of the life of an honorable american leader the washington post. Dec 26, 2008 the comments here serve only to prove the bitter derangement of liberals. Booker elementary school in sarasota county, florida, reading. A philosophy with roots in conservative texas soil may 21, 2000 the 2000 campaign. Sep 14, 2006 that george bush had plans to invade afghanistan on his desk before 911 demonstrates only the value of being prepared. Bill press is a syndicated columnist, the cohost of cnn s crossfire, which airs mondayfriday at 7. George bush, exceptionalist in his prefuneral takedown of president george h. And its true that george hw bush and shafig bin laden, osamas brother, spent the morning of september 11 together at a board meeting of the carlyle group, but the bin ladens are a big family.
Jun 11, 2018 i cant see any reason from this picture to indicate why he might be reading upside down, as though it is on purpose. Newly released photos from the us national archives show the moment when president george w. Conway iii, steve schmidt, john weaver, and rick wilson loudly proclaimed in the oped piece, we are republicans, and we want trump defeated. The story was written by siegfried zig engelmann who, by 2004, did not remember it among the. Why is your name upside down stories from a life in advertising. Its a funny picture, but even if were real, it would still be just a funny picture. He was visiting an elementary school that morning, and the visit was televised, so we do actually know. Bush holding book upside down a photograph captures president george w. And the picture of president bush holding a book upside down was another book, i dont know what it was.
Aug 01, 2015 they are donning upside down stars as well. Such is the growing blur between real and fake, exley says, that, in a few years, everybody will start ignoring photos. So thats four plus senator mitt romney rut, who is still smarting from an epic loss to obama in 2012. How george w bush went from war criminal to the internets. The president is far from being the uncultured bookburner often portrayed by his critics, his former deputy chief of staff wrote in the wall street journal friday. Guccifer hacked into bush family email accounts and exposed to the. Bush reads my pet goat in fahrenheit 911 by michael moore on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the. Footage of george bush lying flat out about the morning of 911. Why george bush sat there reading my pet goat after the. Example when you are faking a pose for a photo opportunity with the american flagat least get the handset turned in the right direction. Mar 01, 2002 bill press is a syndicated columnist, the cohost of cnn s crossfire, which airs mondayfriday at 7. George has always been known for his prodigious letterwriting whether they are funny, sad, whimsical, serious they all tell a story. As americans leapt to their deaths from the twin towers george w.
The students wrote their signatures inside the book president bush had held on sept. I fell in love with his character, his joyful sense of fun, his integrity and his love of family and friends in so many ways he represented what was good about the greatest generation an ethic forged through the depression and wwii that stood for. Bill press is a syndicated columnist, the cohost of cnns crossfire, which airs mondayfriday at 7. His chief of staff, andrew card, approached and whispered something in his ear what he said has never been revealed.
Its very strange that no one has called out the republican party on this. Bush reads my pet goat upsidedown on 911 video dailymotion. The pet goat is a gradeschool level reading exercise composed by american educationalist siegfried zig engelmann. In fact, bush is a voracious reader and lover of books, rove insisted. Five days after strong winds and floodwaters turned lives upside down, president bush met with then louisiana gov. The man has a business degree,was governor of texas and president of the usa for 2 terms. The best books on george w bush recommended by jacob weisberg. The original version of this photo was taken in 2002 when president bush was visiting a school in houston. That is why he knew the story without reading the book.
Obama not reading book upside down when bin laden killed. An earlier hoax picture in the same vein supposedly depicted us president bush holding a phone upside down. He was holding the book upside down on purpose in a typical selfdepricating attempt at humorhe did that a lot during his presidency. How bush was able to read my pet goat if he had the book upside down. George bush holding book upside down fake photograph. Then an altered version of the photo hit the internet. Bush sitting in front of a group of young children, reading to them from a book that just happened to be upside down. The bush shot with an upside down book is one of these. Navy seal jocko willink breaks down combat scenes from movies gq. Thanks to adriannes comment below for informing me that the photo i refer to below of bush holding a book upside down is not authentic. A rebel freedom fighting organisation bent upon bringing down the party but usually just a front for the devious thought police designed as a trap. This photograph spread like wildfire especially because there was no dearth of bush haters and they all felt more than happy to had a laugh looking at the photograph. Sep 27, 2002 bush book upside down urban legends website unknown unknown internet source posted on 09272002 1. Bush and a class of secondgraders during the september 11 attacks in 2001.
Bush holding a book upside down as he looked at a schoolgirl who was reading from another copy of the same book. Nov 01, 2008 6 july 1946 in new haven, connecticut, the oldest child of barbara bush and george hw bush, us president from 1989 to 1993. Bush reads book upsidedown books to read, practical jokes. Bush, along comes karl rove trying to unsettle things.
But with the benefit of hindsight, and looking at the fuckwit in the white house now, i would take bush back in a second. Jul 28, 2011 footage of george bush lying flat out about the morning of 911. Why is your name upside down stories from a life in advertising oakley, david on. Dec 03, 2018 george bush, exceptionalist in his prefuneral takedown of president george h. Jeb bush, this year, also pictured with an american flag displaying upside down stars. The photograph does show some telltale signs of digital editing, so the real explanation is that someone took an existing picture and flipped the image of the book in president bush s hands. The editorinchief of slate group says what is charming about bush is his wit and physicality, but he needs to cut people down and does it in a very effective and cruel way. While he was reading this book, the elementary school children were reciting these words. In 2001, the pet goat was included in the classroom workbook reading mastery. A gif of him shaking hands with a member of the kankouran west african dance company is perpetually looping under the caption george bush absolutely nails a handshake. What was the name of the children book, george bush was. Kids with bush on 911 glad he finished reading my pet goat. Comments like i do not for an instant believe that w bush has ever read a single book in his entire life and i dont believe bush read a book all the.
Six months later, secretary of war henry stimson delivered our commencement address and advised my class to go to college. A boys life in and out of the family script may 22, 2000 george w. How george w bush went from war criminal to the internet. Check out the stars on the flag at this hillary clinton rally. Move the cursor over the image below to see it the right way up. Through his letters, you will see what i have seen for the past 68 years george h. Who knew that beneath george bushs buttonedup propriety pulsed the warm heart of a prolific and occasionally poetic writer with a wacky sense of humor. There are a lot of folks trying to figure this out. The abovedisplayed image of president bush supposedly holding a telephone to his ear upsidedown was circulating via email throughout 2005. So thats four plus senator mitt romney rut, who is still smarting from an epic loss to obama in 2012 appalled at trumps sweeping victory in 2016. Mar, 2017 george bush is on the front page of reddit. How bush was able to read my pet goat if he had the book. Notice how he is supposed to reading the book to the kids but the book is upside down. Just when you get your mind all made up about president george w.
Bush quiz book, new yorker humorist and bestselling author of the clothes have no emperor, paul slansky, brings you a comical compendium of quizzes filled with hundreds of questions and answers on the personal and political life of george. In this one it appears that bush is holding the book upside down. I cant see any reason from this picture to indicate why he might be reading upside down, as though it is on purpose. The pet goat often erroneously called my pet goat is an educational short story written by siegfried zig engelmann. Everybodys blaming everybody else so i said to the governor, governor, give me the authority to send in federal troops, president bush says. And ascribing intelligence and mental flexibility to w is certainly not warranted. How did george bush react to the events on september 11, 2001. Jun 30, 20 in the top image, bush and a young child are both reading from america. But this handshake happened in 2007, and bush has made it to the top of reddit a decade later on 8 march 2017.319 1077 523 252 282 440 319 1338 658 1505 101 1022 1141 190 1333 1488 921 730 699 1271 459 825 1154 1487 548 795 1423 159 1354 527 1028 1062 1101 1016 702 674 22