witlessism (wit less iz em) NOUN. A failed attempt to sound wise or clever.
"I'm telling you there's an enemy that would like to attack America, Americans, again. There just is. That's the reality of the world. And I wish him all the very best." -George W. Bush, Jan. 12, 2009
"I've been in the Bible every day since I've been the president." -George W. Bush, Nov. 12, 2008
"It's in our country's interests to find those who would do harm to us and get them out of harm's way." -George W. Bush, April 28, 2005
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." -George W. Bush, Aug. 5, 2004
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