Sunday, December 14, 2008

On The Road

President Bush hit the road, secretly, overnight.  Grabbing Air Force One for an unannounced jaunt to Iraq, toting a group of sworn-to-secrecy reporters with him. It's his right, as President, but it just seems a bit self-serving - with so little time left in his administration, and no real purpose for the visit.

Bush Does "Victory Lap" In Iraq

On a farewell trip to Iraq, President George W. Bush said Sunday the war has been hard, but was necessary to protect the U.S. and give Iraqis hope for a peaceful future.Bush visited the Iraqi capital just 37 days before he hands the war off to President-elect Barack Obama, who has pledged to end it. At the end of nearly two hours of meetings at an ornate, marble-floored palace along the shores of [...]
UPDATE: An Iraqi Journalist (that's what the TV is saying) tossed a shoe at Bush during the press conference!

Man throws shoes at Bush in Iraq

A man threw his shoes at President George W. Bush and was dragged away by security officials during the president's farewell trip to Iraq. The incident occurred as Bush was appearing Sunday with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Bush ducked and wasn't [...]


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