Quotes - Repeat Offender (First-time Responders)
"In my line of work you gotta keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kinda catapult the propaganda." - Dubya, May 24, 2005

First-time Responders
This repeat offense features Dubya incorrectly referring to "first responders" - those emergency personnel who are the first to go into action when disaster strikes - as "first-time responders", making them sound like rookies on their first watch.

  1. And it's important that we understand that in the first minutes and hours after attack, that's the most hopeful time to save lives. And so that's why we're focusing on the heroic efforts of those first-time responders. (Feb. 6, 2002)
  2. As a result of hardening the homeland against a bioterrorist attack with first-time responders, our neighborhoods will be ultimately safer for crime. (Feb. 8, 2002)
  3. Every opportunity to make the country safe, we're seizing it. We've got a national strategy in place to have a good first-time responders initiative. (Mar. 1, 2002)
  4. We've got a homeland defense strategy that's making the borders more secure, preparing for bioterrorism attack. A homeland security strategy that will work with first-time responders, should we need them. (Mar. 8, 2002)
  5. So, in other words, what we've done is we're making the borders more secure, we're dealing with first-time responders to make sure they've got what's needed to be able to respond. (Mar. 27, 2002)
  6. We've got money in our budget for first-time responders those are your police and your fire and your emergency medical teams so that they can have a capacity to respond to any emergency that may occur, if one does. (Apr. 16, 2002)
  7. We need to work one of the primary responsibilities will be to work with state and local authorities to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies. In other words, we need to be better coordinated with the brave, first-time responders that means police and fire and EMS teams which exist all across our country. (Jul. 22, 2002)
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