While defending the security policies that have kept America free from further terror attacks since 9-11, Bush whacked the not so friendly New York Times on Friday
Bush has been in office long enough to know who his friends are.
During his powerful press conference on Friday in the Rose Garden, Bush gets a lick in on the blabbermouths at the New York Times:
THE PRESIDENT: Let’s see, New York Times, Sheryl.
Q Hi, Mr. President.
THE PRESIDENT: Fine. How are you doing?
Q I’m well today, thank you. (Laughter.)
THE PRESIDENT: Did you start with, hi, Mr. President?
Q Hello, Mr. President.
THE PRESIDENT: Okay, that’s fine. Either way, that’s always a friendly greeting, thank you.
Q We’re a friendly newspaper.
THE PRESIDENT: Yes. (Laughter.) Let me just say, I’d hate to see unfriendly. (Laughter.)
Q Mr. President —
THE PRESIDENT: Want me to go on to somebody else, and you collect your — (laughter.) Sorry, go ahead, Sheryl.