Person of the Day: Bush King Kong

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Those seeking a sense of the “thinking” behind the most secretive administration in U.S. history can find an interesting nugget in this recent piece by Georgie Ann Geyer, conservative columnist, in the Dallas Morning News:

“Friends of (Bush) from Texas were shocked recently to find him nearly wild-eyed, thumping himself on the chest three times while he repeated ‘I am the president!’ He also made it clear he was setting Iraq up so his successor could not get out of ‘our country’s destiny.'”

It would seem that those using the term “Smirking Chimp” have not gotten it quite right.

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