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Saturday, June 17, 2006

The Eyes Have It

On June 16th 2001 Bush said about Russian Federation President Putin

I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy. We had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul;...

And just last week June 2006

President Bush flew to Baghdad last week to size up Iraq's new leader. "I have come not only to thank you," he told American troops gathered in the Green Zone on Tuesday, "but to look Prime Minister Maliki in the eyes -- to determine whether or not he is as dedicated to a free Iraq as you are."

The presidential determination? "I believe he is," Bush said.

And this past week again - June 2006.

President Bush To Legally Blind Reporter: ‘Are You Going to Ask That Question with Shades On?’