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Which “Bush doctrine” did you mean, Charlie?
michellemalkin.com ^ | September 12, 2008 | Michelle Malkin

Posted on 09/12/2008 10:26:23 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Charles Krauthammer, the man who coined the phrase “Bush doctrine,” turns the table on the condescending Charlie Gibson.

Take off your smart glasses, Charlie. Because you’ve been schooled:

The New York Times got it wrong. And Charlie Gibson got it wrong.

There is no single meaning of the Bush doctrine. In fact, there have been four distinct meanings, each one succeeding another over the eight years of this administration — and the one Charlie Gibson cited is not the one in common usage today. It is utterly different.

He asked Palin, “Do you agree with the Bush doctrine?”

She responded, quite sensibly to a question that is ambiguous, “In what respect, Charlie?”

Sensing his “gotcha” moment, Gibson refused to tell her. After making her fish for the answer, Gibson grudgingly explained to the moose-hunting rube that the Bush doctrine “is that we have the right of anticipatory self-defense.” ad_icon

Wrong…


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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abcnews; bushdoctrine; gibson; interview; krauthammer; malkin; mccainpalin; palin; palkin

1 posted on 09/12/2008 10:26:23 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Racism! Racism!

That’s obviously a BLACK MAN’S hand!

Now, let’s have none of that!


2 posted on 09/12/2008 10:29:49 PM PDT by John Valentine
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To: nutmeg

bttt


3 posted on 09/12/2008 10:30:21 PM PDT by nutmeg (Imagine Commander-in-Chief Barack Hussein Obama... appointing US Supreme Court justices)
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To: John Valentine

Besides that, what exactly is he getting at with that “little finger” remark, if you get my drift?


4 posted on 09/12/2008 10:31:05 PM PDT by John Valentine
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Charlie Gibson likes to sucker punch females. Makes him feel like a big man.


5 posted on 09/12/2008 10:42:12 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: Free ThinkerNY
As I understand it, the Bush Doctrine states:

1. American unilateralism - rejecting the ABM treaty and the Kyoto Accords, doing what's right for America.
2. The War on Terror - any nation that supports or harbors terrorism is a hostile regime.
3. Pre-emptive war.
4. The fundamental mission of American foreign policy is to spread democracy throughout the world.

So Charlie, which one are you seeking an answer on? Are you sure?

6 posted on 09/12/2008 10:44:35 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: roadcat

Charlie reminds me of the Bridgekeeper in Monty Python and the Holy Grail who can’t even answer his own question when it’s turned on him.

Way to go Chuck!!!


7 posted on 09/12/2008 11:43:01 PM PDT by JoshM99
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To: Free ThinkerNY

On BOR Karl Rove clearly laid out four separate Bush policies that have been labeled “Bush Doctrine” by the press in the last six years. None of these so-called doctrines has ever been written down and expounded as an absolute policy by President Bush. In chronological order Gibson was inferring (I say inferring because he refused to clarify) the second “doctrine.” Gov. Palin dealt with the fourth “doctrine.” It would appear that she is up to speed with the current state of administration policy and press spin and Charlie Gibson is still stuck in 2002.


8 posted on 09/12/2008 11:50:37 PM PDT by TigersEye (Buckhead of the Bikini-clad Barracuda)
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To: JoshM99
Charlie reminds me of the Bridgekeeper in Monty Python and the Holy Grail who can’t even answer his own question when it’s turned on him.

After Palin asked "In what respect, Charlie?". Charlie's look reminds me of Pee-Wee Herman - "So when are we going to tour the Alamo's basement?". Chuckee Gibson is soo clueless.

9 posted on 09/12/2008 11:56:00 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: roadcat
Charlie is going to take a hit in ratings

Nightly news I never watch him.

10 posted on 09/13/2008 3:48:25 AM PDT by scooby321
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