THE SPEECH WE WISH HE GAVE
BY CHRIS RAWTHORN
What if George W. Bush had told the truth when he gave campaign speeches?
Do you remember the movie "Crazy People," in which an advertising executive loses his mind and starts creating ad campaigns that actually tell the truth ("Buy Volvos. They're boxy, but they're good")? Can you imagine if George W Bush had suffered the same affliction during the 2000 presidential campaign? What if he had simply told the American people the truth about what he was going to do to the country? How many people would have voted for him? Here is what I imagine his stump speech might have sounded like (note that I've translated this into relatively normal English for ease of understanding):