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You’re so vain
You probably think this song is about you
You’re so vain
I’ll bet you think this song is about you
Don’t you? Don’t you?

To start off with full disclosure, when I first read President Bush’s speech I was convinced that he was talking about Senator Obama when he said:

Some seem to believe we should negotiate with terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along. We have heard this foolish delusion before. As Nazi tanks crossed into Poland in 1939, an American senator declared: “Lord, if only I could have talked to Hitler, all of this might have been avoided.” We have an obligation to call this what it is – the false comfort of appeasement, which has been repeatedly discredited by history.

I guess it just a natural reaction to think Obama when you hear someone say negotiate with terrorists, but the White House said no:

The White House denied Thursday that President Bush was focusing on Barack Obama when — during a speech to the Israeli parliament — he criticized politicians who would speak to terrorists and their backers.

As expected Howard Dean went POSTAL and called on Republican nominee John McCain should to disavow them:

“Bush’s outrageous comments are an embarrassment to our country, not based in fact and bring us no closer to our goal of ending terrorist attacks against Israel and bringing peace to the region. If John McCain is really serious about being a different kind of Republican, he’ll denounce these remarks in the strongest terms possible,”

But McCain countered that Obama’s approach to foreign policy is ripe for questioning.

“I think Barack Obama needs to sit down and explain why he wants to talk with a man who is the head of a government that is a state sponsor of terror, that is responsible for the killing of brave young Americans, who wants to wipe Israel off the map, denies the Holocaust. That is what I think that Senator Obama ought to explain to the American people,” he said while on a bus to the airport. “It is a serious error on the part of Senator Obama that shows naiveté and inexperience and lack of judgment to say that he wants to sit down across the table from an individual who leads a country who says that Israel is a stinking corpse, that is dedicated to the extinction of Israel. My question is what does he want to talk about?” Source Foxnews.com

I have a different question. Why is it when the President of the United States talks about appeasement, EVERYBODY, including Obama’s biggest supporters think the President is talking about the Senator?

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