edwardhenry

November 10, 2006

“together, we can put the triumphs of the recent past behind us.”

Filed under: humor, politics — ted @ 10:47 am

Every once in a while, an article from The Onion is strangely prescient. Here’s a fine example, from the January 17, 2001 issue:

Bush: ‘Our Long National Nightmare Of Peace And Prosperity Is Finally Over’

“For years, I tirelessly preached the message that Clinton must be stopped,” conservative talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh said. “And yet, in 1996, the American public failed to heed my urgent warnings, re-electing Clinton despite the fact that the nation was prosperous and at peace under his regime. But now, thank God, that’s all done with. Once again, we will enjoy mounting debt, jingoism, nuclear paranoia, mass deficit, and a massive military build-up.”

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