the tools are fine, it's the body, the body's all wrong

President Bush offered an unexpected reason on Monday for cracking down on frivolous medical lawsuits: "Too many OB-GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across this country."

7 Responses:

  1. Well if they love their work ...

  2. rjray says:

    Oh sweet Jaysus, I'm horrified to realize that I know where you got the post-title from. I've been trying to forget that movie, and the last thing I want to do is associate it in any way with W.

  3. googoobaby says:

    It was unclear what he meant but the Republican president, long known for verbal and grammatical lapses, included the anecdote about obstetrician gynaecologists in a speech attacking Democratic presidential rival Senator John Kerry and his running mate, Senator John Edwards, a former trial lawyer.

    "A lusty, zesty president..."
    - Dan Aykroyd as Jimmuh Carter

    • ultranurd says:

      You can get the RealPlayer stream of the speech from C-SPAN. The quote occurs at about 21:30.

      He actually says "...their... their *love* for..". I'm not kidding about the stumble and emphasis on "love".

    • jabberwokky says:

      It's pretty clear that he was trying to say something along the lines of "Doctors have a passion for their craft, a love for the work they perform", and Mr. Fumbletongue gave a speech that is (as usual) as good as any footage of Ford falling down.

  4. revgeorge says:

    Video of the speech, along with pretty much the only thing that can be said after airing that.