Bush Farewell Speech: What Do You Want To Hear?

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January 14, 2009

President Bush gave his last scheduled news conference yesterday and now plans to give a farewell address to the nation on Thursday night at 8pm. He’s asked the networks to give up some of their coveted prime-time schedules for it.

President Bush plans to give a farewell address on Thursday night.

He will deliver the 15- minute speech in the East Room of the White House in front of a live audience of “courageous Americans.” According to the White House press secretary, the President is expected to reflect on his 8 years in office and how the country has changed during that time. He will defend his record but will also share his thoughts on the greatest problems facing the nation and what it takes to meet them. There’s no law about if, how and when Presidents say good-bye as they leave the White House. Past Presidents have done so on Capitol Hill, in newspapers, from the White House, or not at all, as was the case with Bush 41 before Clinton took office. Here’s my question to you: What would you like President Bush to say in his farewell address to the nation Thursday night?

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