Tag Archives: President Bush

Letterman’s Top 10 3/13/09

Friday’s Top Ten list was “Top Ten Ways The GOP Can Become More Hip” (“Late Show,” CBS, 3/13).

10) “Change mascot from an elephant to a can of Mountain Dew.”
9) “Buy one of them computers all the kids are using.”
8 ) “Appoint Michael Phelps Chairman in charge of chillaxing.”
7) “They should totally start a band.”
6) “Change Rush Limbaugh’s name to Spongerush Fatpants.”
5) “Add highlights to combovers and hairpieces.”
4) “Four words: Lil Wayne for Senator.”
3) “Bring back this guy.” (Showed video of former President Bush dancing with an African tribal band).
2) “How ‘bout stealing and ordering hits like when Nixon ran things.”
1) “Fewer reactionary old white guys.”
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On Bush (Remember Him?) and Questions

David Frum at the National Review relates this insight about President Bush:

Somebody who knew President Bush well once remarked to me. “You’ll notice he never asks questions.”

“Why not?” I said.

“Because he doesn’t know what it’s okay for him not to know.”

The article has some interesting analysis of Palin’s interview- and what Presidents should and do not have to know. In any case, I throw Palin into the above category that Bush currently occupies.