The president never said a truer thing….

In the Freudian slip department: During the signing ceremony for the Defense budget today, President Bush let go with a profound truth about the priorities of his administration.

“Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we,” Bush said during his comments. “They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.”

Following a flurry of scary warnings that appear to be groundless (especially considering it was White House spokesman Scott McLellan’s statement on August 4 that characterized the intelligence as “alarming”), Bush’s statement underscores how little thought the Administration puts into the war on terror and how much it puts into the campaign to use terror to keep Americans perpetually off-balance.

Here is the AP story, in case the White House transcript is “corrected” for the history books.

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