The Grumpy Old Man (markm) wrote,
The Grumpy Old Man
markm

What

Does this sound as stupid to you as it does to me?
Mr Bush said he had used his veto - only the fourth of his presidency - to ensure he had a hand in shaping the bill.

"Sometimes the legislative branch wants to go on without the president, pass pieces of legislation and the president can then use the veto to make sure he's a part of the process," he said.

(From BBC News)
Maybe I'm misunderstanding his point, but this seems analogous to kicking over a sandcastle just to ensure you had something to do with building it up.
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