He explained to the commissioners that he had stayed in his seat making little fish faces at second graders for seven minutes after learning about the second plane hitting the towers because, as the report says, 'The president felt he should project strength and calm until he could better understand what was happening.'
What better way to track the terror in the Northeast skies than by reading 'My Pet Goat' in Sarasota?
Ok, I've had enough. I've cracked. I have to defend GWB.
One of the few things GWB has done right (deciding to invade Afghanistan doesn't count because that was an inevitable act) was to sit calmly and continue reading to those school kids.
I've got to stop reading Maureen Dowd.