Quotes from
Fahrenheit 9/11

The original quote, with slang   What does it mean?

George W. Bush: What an impressive crowd: the haves, and the have-mores. Some people call you the elite, I call you my base.

George W. Bush: What an impressive crowd: the rich people, and the richer people. Some people call you the elite, I call you my main financial supporters.

Katie Couric: I just want to say, I think Navy SEALS rock!

Katie Couric: I just want to say, I think Navy SEALS are great!

George W. Bush: There's an old saying in Tennessee... well, it's an old saying in Texas, I believe also in Tennessee. "Fool me once... shame on you. Fool me... I won't get fooled again.

George W. Bush: There's an old saying in Tennessee... well, it's an old saying in Texas, I believe also in Tennessee. "Fool me once... shame on you. Fool me... I won't get fooled again."*

*The original saying (not limited to Texas or Tennessee) is "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me." Bush seems to be confusing this phrase with lyrics from "Won't get Fooled Again", the 1966 hit by The Who.