August 14, 2002


Bush’s fake forum MSNBC article

Where were the ‘regular folks’ at the president’s economic summit?

Aug. 13 —  This afternoon at the President’s Economic Forum in Waco, Texas, President Bush and Vice President Cheney sat side by side on the stage of a packed auditorium for more than an hour. That’s the first time they’ve been that close together for that long in public since Sept. 11. Evidently they’re no longer afraid of terrorists. What they’re afraid of is Americans.

Bush's Forum on Economy: More Than the Usual Crowd
Tue Aug 13, 9:16 AM ET


WACO, Tex., Aug. 12 The White House moved today to counter criticism that President Bush's economic forum here on Tuesday was a public relations vehicle by releasing a list of participants that included a sprinkling of prominent Democrats and some influential corporate leaders not usually associated with politics.