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Sunday, August 08, 2004

It depends on what the meaning of sovereignty is

Bush spoke to journalists of color at the recent Unity Conference. Unfortunately for him. Here's his hilarious response to a question on the meaning of U.S. and tribal sovereignty with regard to the war on terror.

"Tribal sovereignty means that it's sovereign," Bush replied. "You're a -- you've been given sovereignty and you're viewed as a sovereign entity. And therefore the relationship between the federal government and tribes is one between sovereign entities." - link

But it's even better if you listen to this audio clip posted at Majority Report Weblog , so you can hear the panic in his voice. And the laughter from the audience.


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