In the video to your right, Stephen Colbert has an interesting theory for why the Albanians appear to love President Bush so much...they think it's 2002. Seriously though, this was one of the oddest events of the past weekend and it seemed to simply cry out for parody. When Bush could not seem to be any lower in terms of approval here at home he manages to squeak out some positive footage for himself and as Colbert suggests, Fox News is probably playing it on a loop.
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