If you look at the TV ads the president just unveiled today, you quickly see a main -- probably the main -- theme of his reelection campaign: it's not my fault.
"I can't believe he said that. They are playing politics with a national tragedy."
- Bush-Cheney spokesman Kevin Madden refuting charges that the Administration is using 9/11 for political gain, Newsday, 2/20/04
"President Bush's re-election team unveiled his first campaign advertisements on Wednesday and they in part use the events of Sept. 11, 2001...Two ads refer to the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001...One ad, entitled 'Tested,' shows, among other images, a damaged building from the World Trade Center ruins."
- Reuters, 3/3/04
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