Two years from now, no one will remember the spending or the ostrich-skin cowboy boots. But Bush's speech, which is being derided for its vagueness and its supposed detachment from the concrete realities, will still be practical and present in the world, yielding consequences every day.
Words fail me, but maybe somewhere else in the world...
Rest of the world: OK. Here we have, ...hypocrisy. From America. Specifically, her President. More specifically, this President. [yawn]
Alright, DB. I'll grant you four words, "yielding consequences every day." Just not exactly in the way you meant them.