UPDATED: The Bush-Abramoff pics are here!

As you read these, keep one eye on the photo (left).

Bush spokesmouth Scott McClellan: "The President does not know him, nor does the President recall ever meeting him."

"Abramoff added that Mr. Bush 'has one of the best memories of any politician I have ever met … though of course he can't recall that he has a great memory!'"

Ha ha ha ha... that's a good joke to tell while you're messing up the world's oldest democracy. Good one. More pictures [HERE].

Update, from Judd Legum: "American Online is taking a poll: 'Whose account of Bush and Abramoff’s ties seems more believable?' Over 100,000 people have voted. Here are the results so far:

(Rense.com; ht: Huffpost)

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