It’ll go down in history like the strange gap in Nixon’s tapes: the inaction of President Bush while the county was under terrorist attack. Evidently, the new Michael Moore film contains a seven-minute, unedited, uninterrupted segment in which the president is told of the attack… then just sits there for seven minutes.
The Commission on Terrorist Attacks evidently asked him about this during his off-the-record, closed-door, unrecorded, farce of a meeting. They report:
“The President told us his instinct was to project calm, not to have the country see an excited reaction at a moment of crisis . . . The President felt he should project strength and calm until he could better understand what was happening.”
Do you think he better understands it yet?