Many were shocked Saturday when former President George W. Bush used his 9/11 address to warn that MAGA voters and patriots are the new domestic terrorists.
Speaking at the 9/11 memorial service for Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, Bush leapt from the attacks in 2001 to the “terrorism” that threatens America today.
“Many Americans struggled to understand why an enemy would hate us with such zeal,” Bush told his audience.
“The security measures incorporated into our lives are both sources of comfort and reminders of our vulnerability,” the former Texas Governor added.
“We have seen growing evidence that the dangers to our country can come not only across borders but from violence that gathers within,” Bush insisted.
Alluding to American citizens who stormed Capitol Hill to protest the 2020 election, Bush continued:
There is little cultural overlap between violent extremists abroad and violent extremists at home. But in it’s disdainful pluralism, in their disregard for human life, in their determination to defile national symbols, they are children of the same foul spirit and it is our continuing duty to confront them.
Many people, though, were outraged by Bush’s attack on American patriots and his act of conflating Patriots with ISIS terrorists.
There is no comparison between 9/11/2001 & 1/6/2021.
George W Bush is an imbecile.
— ACT For America (@ACTforAmerica) September 11, 2021
The only place Bush should be on 9/11 is answering to the American people for all his lies.
Instead he’s just showing us that the regime is not just one party, it’s the ruling class that despises us & is not done exploiting us. https://t.co/Tc9sVSzFyg
— Joe Kent for WA-3 (@joekent16jan19) September 11, 2021
George Bush is a fraud! This clown compared Jan 6th to 9/11. What an insult. It’s not even close
— Terrence K. Williams (@w_terrence) September 12, 2021
Bush is publicly comparing 9/11 to Jan 6
They want Trump supporters treated like jihadists
Are you paying attention yet?pic.twitter.com/ByOi5hEoXt
— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) September 11, 2021
I have personally overlooked many things from former President George W. Bush but his comparison between Trump voters and the Jihadists from 9/11 is an absolute disgrace. F*cking unbelievable. #NeverForget https://t.co/ZPFtz9J6a0
— Col. Rob Maness ret. 1776 (@RobManess) September 11, 2021
After 20 years of a war on terror abroad, W wants to now fight a new one against his fellow citizens https://t.co/qZlOEw3yz6
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) September 11, 2021
One of Bush’s many failures was to saddle the U.S. with DHS & TSA, forever treating citizens as possible terrorists—instead of forcing our enemies to change their way of life instead.
Now he tacitly signs on to Biden’s execrable national security strategy’s dangerous propaganda. https://t.co/VB7Tk36A0w
— Ryan P. Williams (@RpwWilliams) September 11, 2021
Swamp creatures like Bush hate Americans who oppose them more than they hate people who kill Americans. https://t.co/9lwiAgvl03
— Nick Searcy, INT'L FILM & TV STAR SINCE 1776 (@yesnicksearcy) September 11, 2021
Bush gave a speech on 9/11 today and all I heard was that guys like me – who went to war under him AND his father – were a terrorist threat to our country.
He's trash and I'm done with him and his whole cabal.
— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) September 11, 2021
When Bush condemns “domestic extremists,” he’s NOT talking about Antifa or radical BLM rioters. He’s talking about the Deplorables, about us.
He also assails the very people he sent to fight and die in his disastrous wars. He’s the worst president ever.pic.twitter.com/YOa8ZE2QOJ
— Steve Cortes (@CortesSteve) September 12, 2021
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