Phonetic Notes For Bush's UN Speech Accidentally Released

This post, written by Steven Reynolds, originally appeared on The All Spin Zone

They give Bush a crib sheet for pronouncing words, but they leave out the one he has most trouble with, "nuclear." What a bunch of incompetents. That is, if we take Dana Perino at her words that they've been giving Bush crib sheets all along.

I don't want Bush as a leader, but I sure as hell don't want him as a leader looking and sounding like an idiot in front of all the nations of the world. So what if they gave him a pronunciation guide for a few tough words when he spoke before the UN. So what? Well, it isn't, to my mind, that bad for them to give the guy some help on some tough words. Like these:
Kyrgyzstan [KEYR-geez-stan]
Mauritania [moor-EH-tain-ee-a]
Harare [hah-RAR-ray]
Mugabe [moo-GAH-bee]
Sarkozy [sar-KO-zee]
Caracas [kah-RAH-kus]
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