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Bush on Tribal Sovereignty

It didn't sound like a hard question.

After George W. Bush delivered a tepidly received address to a convention of minority journalists, a Native American editor from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer asked, "What do you think tribal sovereignty means in the 21st century?"
As president and a former governor, the journalist said, Bush had a "unique experience, looking at [the issue] from two perspectives." The president fumbled. "Tribal sovereignty means that-it's sovereignty," he stammered. "I mean, you're a-you're a-you've been given sovereignty and you're viewed as a sovereign entity." As Bush rambled, looking like a schoolboy unprepared at the front of the class, many of the hundreds of Asian, black, Native American and Hispanic journalists gathered before him . . . well, snickered.

homepage: homepage: http://msnbc.msn.com/id/5633644/site/newsweek/
address: address: Washington, D.C. 08.06.04

Not even 31.Oct.2004 08:16


Not even sovereignty. Bush said (and I'm not sure how such a moron would spell this if he tried, "sovereign-nenenity" at least once, and used a different pronunciation in the same stuttered sentence. What a slap in his own face.

Tribal Sovereignty 31.Oct.2004 11:11



Tribal Sovereignty 31.Oct.2004 14:39


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