114 Rubbing Us The
News Item, January, 1992: President George H.W. Bush vomits on
News Item, July, 2006. President George W. Bush gives German Chancellor Angela Merkel a backrub during a G8 Meeting is
Quote: “He’s not NORMAL.” – Ying Chi Wang-Richards,
Yes, even people who never watch the news, who don’t bother with the internet (on which it is possible to see the video clip on 1885 websites and counting) know about this one.
Our Idiot President has done it again. It’s not nearly as serious as some of this guy’s gaffes. It’s not as stain provoking as “Poppy’s” heaving on a head of state. But this stuff seems to run in the family.
Former Governor Ann Richards of
Ann and Dubya met, but probably not in the AA meetings each needed.
“Rubbing the wrong way” was first applied to cats. It was said that if you rubbed a cat’s fur from tail toward head, the cat would get irritated and nip or scratch you. That’s not true of all cats all the time, but it’s becoming clear that we are the cat and this imbecile (there, he’s been upgraded from the previous mention in which he’s referred to as an idiot) is rubbing us the wrong way and we ought to scratch back.
Was the backrub sexist? Well, can’t see the guy squeezing Willy Brandt’s shoulders, or Konrad Adenaur or Ludwig Erhard.
Was it to throw the first lady off the scent (stories about Dubya and Condi abound.
Was it because he wants to invade
Maybe he wanted a recommendation for a good schnapps. (The vodka in
Let’s hope it was that last one, the schnapps thing.
Dubya should go back to drinking. It’s less embarrassing. I'm Wes Richards, my opinions are my own, but you're welcome to them.
(c) 2006 WJR