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Doh! Is this the Freudian slip to beat all Freudian slips? Former US President George W Bush has accidentally referred to the invasion of Iraq as “brutal” and “unjustified”. The former US president was discussing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but instead of saying Ukraine, the wrong country’s name slipped out. He swiftly corrected himself, shaking his head while the audience laughed, then throwing in a joke about his age. The gaffe happened while the former president was delivering a speech in Dallas, where he criticised Russia’s political system as rigged and undemocratic. “The result is an absence of checks and […]

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And finally the truth is out from his own mouth......

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Days old news and let’s not forget the guy is 75. I’m not sure I would be word perfect in front of a large audience at that age. 

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"and the decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq." 

Sounds like he is talking about himself there. 

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I wouldn’t rule out the possibility of it being staged.

Self-deprecating gag followed by a reference to his age (75). Still four years younger than JB. Makes you think 🤔 

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I don't think we should allow George Dubya to take all the credit here, Tony Blairs Labour Party with Dr Death Alistair Campbell deserves some credit too. 

 

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2 hours ago, Soidog said:

Days old news and let’s not forget the guy is 75. I’m not sure I would be word perfect in front of a large audience at that age. 

The guy was cognitively impaired long before he was 75, it's just more evident now.

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4 minutes ago, Guevara said:

The guy was cognitively impaired long before he was 75, it's just more evident now.

Correct but Biden makes Bush look like Bamber Gascoigne. 

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27 minutes ago, Guevara said:

The guy was cognitively impaired long before he was 75, it's just more evident now.

Must be the same with Trump. He still cant figure out who won the last presidential election.

Is he still cold calling people asking them to find him votes?

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