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Bush ‘surprised’ by conservative anger.

By Faiz Shakir on June 6, 2007 at 6:59 pm

"Bush ‘surprised’ by conservative anger."

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In a recent speech, President Bush reportedly “took on his own conservative political base” in slamming critics of comprehensive immigration reform. But the Washington Times reports, “President Bush did not intend to single out his conservative supporters for criticism” in the speech and “was ‘surprised’ that his remarks angered Republicans.” Tony Snow said, “[Bush] was surprised by the reaction.”

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