Posted by: wtfwjd? | May 28, 2008

More misty memories

Tapper:

In 1999, at a hotel suite “somewhere in the Midwest,” McClellan recalls the Bush mind when dealing with rumors that the then-Texas governor had used cocaine.

Writes McClellan: “‘The media won’t let go of these ridiculous cocaine rumors,’ I heard Bush say. ‘You know, the truth is I honestly don’t remember whether I tried it or not. We had some pretty wild parties back in the day, and I just don’t remember.’

“I remember thinking to myself, How can that be? How can someone simply not remember whether or not they used an illegal substance like cocaine? It didn’t make a lot of sense.”

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  1. It makes a great deal of sense if one was in an alcoholic blackout – One doesn’t get a DUI because they drove drunk once – most caught DUI drivers are repeaters; many DUI drivers are blacked out when they’re behind the wheel – functioning on all cylinders except the one that counts – being present. He can’t remember – not at all surprising from the party animal president…


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