Okay, for the amusement of all comers, or possibly just myself, we're going to deconstruct the previously posted quotations Mark Crispin Miller-style, and get to the bottom of this horrid Bush Speak:

"What I'm worried about is job creation. And I'm worried about those who are unemployed." Obviously, cause does not necessarily preceed effect in Dubya's world. The only people who really have a stake in the creation of new jobs are those who don't have them already. Intentional or not, there are two sentences there. Either he was supposed to say that he was worried about the unemployed first and felt the need to tack it on, or he believes that there's a difference between worrying about job creation and worrying about unemployment.

"I am concerned about those who are looking for work but can't find work." Coming as it does immediately after his expression of concern for the unemployed, one wonders why it was important to restate this. People "who are looking for work but can't find work" are unemployed. Perhaps he's just doubly concerned about them.

"And so next week when I talk about an economic stimulus package..." Is the package not yet complete? Is that why he can't talk about it now? Also important here is that instead of saying that he's going to introduce a package for consideration by the congress, and perhaps naming the more important proposals and legislation, he will merely "talk about" it, as though all the world runs on are his press briefings.

"...I will talk about how to create jobs, how best to create jobs, as well as how to take care of those who don't have a job." Implicit here is the assumption that there are bad ways to create jobs, and that he'll talk about those ways first before diving into the good ways, how best to create jobs. And if the much-touted changes to the current Bush proposal were more than just a sop to keep the Opposition quiet, we might believe that he had a plan for addressing poverty and homelessness. As it stands, even with the accelerated schedule, the Bush Tax Cut vastly favors the already wealthy, and his desire to make it permanent shows that the only jobs he really cares about keeping are Republican ones.

That, and his attempted use of "malfeasance" was just funny.

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