Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Vocabulary Lesson

President Bush at his news conference today on the Amnesty International report on atrocities at Gitmo:

It seemed like to me they based some of their decisions on the word of and the allegations by people that were held in detention, people who hate America, people that have been trained in some instances to disassemble, that means not tell the truth.

Actually, Mr. President, the word you’re looking for is “dissemble.” People who disassemble are people who take things apart, like the guys who take apart furniture before they load it on a moving van.

Sheesh.