Bush shows he gives a damn...again

News & Politics

Aah, it's August again, and once again, our President has decided to take another trip to his Texas ranch to ride his bicycle, pick up twigs, and chop cedar. And what better time to take a vacation? His right-hand man has been implicated in a CIA leak, our closest ally has undergone two terrorist attacks in the past month, 17 soldiers have just been killed in the last week in Iraq... nah, there's no reason whatsoever for him to stick around and do his job! So while millions of Americans continue to sweat and toil in the August heat, our dear President will be taking nearly five weeks away from the office -- his longest leave yet from the White House and the longest presidential retreat in at least 36 years. That means he'll have spent nearly 20 percent of his presidency at the ranch -- a record amount: No president will have spent as much time away from the White House as Bush has. Well, at least we can be assured that he's in touch with the working man's plight. Thanks, Prez, for showing us all in such concrete terms that you're so dedicated to your job.

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