We should be used to these by now, but ThinkProgress has an article and a video if yet another blunder: Bush: Don’t Ask Me About The Economy, I Got A ‘B In Econ 101′. And the written transcript:
QUESTION: Do you think there’s a risk of a recession? How do you rate that?
BUSH: You know, you need to talk to economists. I think I got a B in Econ 101. I got an A, however, in keeping taxes low and being fiscally responsible with the people’s money.
The surprising part is that Bush could have earned a ‘B’ in such a class (unless, of course, he’s just confusing his last initial with the grade). The most annoying thing, of course, is that Americans knew that Bush was quite the idiot well before he was elected for his first term. I doubt Bush understands the economy at all. He does understand how to make himself and his friends rich. In that respect, this latest Bushism is right on target.