post by RealityCheck
January 24, 2002
Differences Between Bush and Clinton as treated by the press :
When Clinton took a long time, he was slow.
When Bush takes a long time, he's thorough.
When Clinton didn't act, he was lazy.
When Bush doesn't act, he's too busy.
When Clinton made a mistake, he was an idiot or hiding something.
When Bush makes a mistake, he's only human.
When making decisions without congress, Clinton was overstepping his authority.
When Bush does the same thing, that's initiative.
When Clinton took a
stand, he was being bull-headed and partisan.
When Bush does it, he's being firm.
When Clinton overlooked a rule of etiquette, he was being rude.
When Bush skips a few rules and offends entire populations, he's being original.
When Clinton referred to polls, he was governing by them.
When Bush refers to polls, he's doing the peoples work.
When Clinton was out of the office, he was raising money for Democrats and not working for the country.
When Bush is out of the office for a month or more, he's on business.
When Clinton had a day off sick, he was avoiding the press.
When Bush almost "dies" by choking on a pretzel, he likes football.
When Clinton wouldn't answer questions or subpoenas, he was criminal.
When Bush won't do the same, it's because it's not important.
When Clinton opposes Vietnam war and follows his heart, he is a draft-dodger.
When Bush joins Texas National Guards using his father's contacts AND goes AWOL for 18 months ( AWOL Bush ), ... well you don't hear a peep about it in the media.
When Clinton uses drugs just once and admits it, he's coke-sniffing criminal.
When Bush uses drugs and alcohol for YEARS and gets arrested, he made some "mistakes" in the past and ... well you don't hear it from the media.
White Water and Monica Lewensky were "constitutional crisis".
ANY scandal involving Bush ... simply doesn't exist.
Feel free to add your own and lets start sending this to the media. - RC
"Working family's trying to get by on minimum wage don't really exist."
Tom Delay, (R - Texax)