October 30, 2004: Bush Stump Speech Under Constant Revision (AP)

  • “My opponent has an interesting idea of how to win friends,” Bush said in Toledo, Ohio. “Earlier today, my opponent even insulted the American people saying, you need to, quote, ‘wake up.’
  • “Well, the American people are awake,” Bush said. “Their eyes are wide open. They are seeing more clearly every day the critical choices in this election: the senator’s failed, out-of-the-mainstream policies, or my commitment to defend our country, to build our economy and to uphold our bedrock values.”