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When facts are "inconvenient" they are often shunned and ignored. That applies to any side of the political spectrum. People want to plug their ears when a fact makes them feel "icky".

At the same time, with any reaction to a contentious statement, one has to look at the implications. The first statement especially. To say that the twin towers came down during GWB's presidency, which is true, is to [i]imply[/i] that GWB did something wrong to let it happen and could've prevented it. That's likely what was being booed, as that is difficult to prove.
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[@845169,LaneOfTheWired] This is actually a very good point and I'm glad you helped me look at that way. A older friend of mine once told me "facts don't equal truth" and I thought he was tripping on some bullshit, but later I realized what he meant and how right he was. Lawyers for example, use a ton of facts but in a way that IMPLIES something that is not factual, mainly by taking true statements out of context, or not including other true statements that would complete the narrative

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