Friday, September 08, 2006

Was Bush's 9/11 Terrorist Transfer a Political Stunt?

This is a partial transcript of "The Big Story With John Gibson," September 7, 2006, that has been edited for clarity.

JOHN GIBSON, HOST: After President Bush's big announcement yesterday that he moved top Al Qaeda suspects to Guantanamo, some Democrats are saying that the timing is politically motivated and meant to scare people before the midterm elections. They're even going so far as to say this move bears the fingerprints of longtime Bush political aide Karl Rove.

Now, someone who's written extensively about Rove's long-term influence on the president, Wayne Slater. He is the Austin bureau chief for The Dallas Morning News and author of the book "The Architect: Karl Rove and the Master Plan for Absolute Power."

So, Wayne, Karl Rove — everybody knows he's a political genius, but have you see his fingerprints, as it were, or his influence on what we've seen over the last couple of days?,2933,213037,00.html See all Was Bush's 9/11 Terrorist Transfer a Political Stunt?

Does Bush and his cronies truely beleive the American voter is so gullible to fall for such stunts? Come on Mr President, we aren't completely blind to what you do.

Roll on the elections to get this puppet of a president out of the White House.