Bush more singable than Rumsfeld

That’s what I reckon on comparing Mark Liberman’s transcription of Bush’s 7/7 remarks and Rummy here. I’m not an expert on these things, but my distinct impression is that Bush’s West Texabonics work best as 30s blues from the region.

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