Wednesday, September 07, 2005

From One Mother To Another

One of my mom's favorite expressions: "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree." The following from Daily Kos:
The Beautiful Mind Strikes Again
by DavidNYC
Mon Sep 5th, 2005 at 17:09:32 PDT

Barbara Bush - the woman whom no less an authority than Dick Nixon said "knows how to hate," the woman who didn't want to trouble her "beautiful mind" with thoughts of "body bags and deaths" - has now offered us yet another gem. After visting refugees staying at the Houston Astrodome, she had this to say:

"And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this (she chuckled slightly)--this is working very well for them."

What a cold, callous, wretched ghoul of a person. I just don't even know what else to say.

(Hat tip to Editor and Publisher.)

This picture was delivered to my inbox this afternoon. (Unknown original source so far, but I'm looking.)

Barbara Bush In Her Marie Antoinette Costume

(Ed. Note: Photoshopped from original painting
"Queen Marie Antoinette" (1786) by Elisabeth Vig

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