Wednesday, September 22, 2004

A Sampling of Newspaper Reporting on Bush's speech at the United Nations

... polite but not enthusiastic applause... Reuters

... Bush's 21-minute speech was met mostly with stony silence, save for polite applause.....Reuters UK

... U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, speaking before Bush, took a veiled swipe at the United States by citing "disgraceful" prisoner abuse in Iraq as an example of violations of international law, ...Al Jazeerah

... Mr. Bush delivered an inexplicably defiant campaign speech in which he glossed over the current dire situation in Iraq for an audience acutely aware of the true state of affairs, and scolded them for refusing to endorse the American invasion in the first place. The New York Times

...Bush got no more than polite applause at the end of his speech. ...Macon Area Online

... he added, to no more than polite applause ...The Age

...Bush's remarks drew applause only once – at the end of his speech ...KGW

...All bent down before Lord Bush, his glorious countenance making all feel his mighty presence, all were shamed and bowed their heads due to their unworthiness before him ... Fox News

Thanks to Iceberg at D.U. for some of the non-parodies.

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