Sunday, November 09, 2008

No, Junior, you can't.

Brilliant little piece from The Onion earlier this week:

Bush: 'Can I Stop Being President Now?'

WASHINGTON — In a press conference held this morning on the White House lawn, President Bush formally asked the assembled press corps and members of his own administration if, in light of today's election, he could stop being the president now. "So it's over, right? Can I stop being president now?" Bush said after striding to the podium in a Texas Rangers cap and flannel shirt, carrying a fully packed suitcase. "Let's just say I'm done as of now. Presidency over." When informed by Washington Post reporter David Broder that his presidency would continue through early January, Bush stared at him quizzically, sighed, and shuffled silently back into the White House.

Sorry, Georgie, you're gonna have to play with the new kid for a couple of months before you can go back to Crawford to clear out all that brush.

1 comment:

Renee said...

For half a second I actually thought it was real.

Satire is dead.