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Bush Wipes Hand on Clinton: Video

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In a video making its rounds through the blogosphere Thursday morning, former President George W. Bush appears to be caught wiping his hand on former President Bill Clinton's shirt while visiting Haiti. The two were filmed meeting victims of the devastating Haiti earthquake, shaking hands with onlookers as they rushed to greet them. Maybe Bush's hand got sweaty or maybe he touched something gross while he was shaking hands, but whatever it is, it looks like he soon mistakes Clinton's...Read Full Story

'Miss Me Yet' Billboard: Picture

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A billboard in Wyoming, Minn., featuring a picture of former President George W. Bush with the words, "Miss Me Yet?" is raising eyebrows. Originally thought to be a photo manipulated for an Internet prank, it turns out the billboard is very real. NPR reporter Bob Collins confirmed the billboard's existence along I-35 in Minnesota. Collins reported Wednesday that he was trying to find out who paid to put the billboard up. After an extended search along with periodic updates, Collins...Read Full Story

G Dub Takes Shot at Colbert During Shout Out

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(Getty Images | Inset from Colbert Report) WATCH MORE 'COLBERT REPORT' ON ZIMBIO More clips and episodes from the Colbert Report here on Zimbio! The guy who put our troops in Iraq gave them a quick shout out on the Colbert Report Thursday night. As Stephen Colbert wrapped up his week in Iraq, and explained why he's carrying around that golf club (apparently some people have never heard of Bob Hope?!) he played a message from former President George W. Bush.Dubya referenced Colbert's...Read Full Story

Don't Worry Dubya, They Still Love Ya in Texas

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After taking off from the inaugural celebrations Tuesday in Special Air Mission 28000 (previously known as Air Force One), former president George W. Bush headed back to his ranch near Crawford, Texas. Upon landing in Midland, Tex., Dubya was greeted by his adoring fans, who hoisted giant Ws and cheered for the former leader of the free world. Which is more than the average American would do.According to Gallup, Bush left office with a 34% approval rating, with a 61% disapproval rating...Read Full Story

Bush Talks Mistakes, Disappointments at Final Press Conference

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President George W. Bush was in good spirits today as he held his final press conference. Not only did he continually joke with the press corps, but he even listed some of his disappointments with his eight years in office.Bush has been very reluctant to say anything that could be construed as a "my bad" as he navigates the final chapter of his presidency. Even today, when asked about Guantanamo Bay and the United States' damaged international standing, he shrugged off the questions by...Read Full Story

Bush's Last Christmas in the White House

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Before the outgoing president can pardon a list of crony white-collar criminals who should be locked up for life (see Marc Rich), he has one final duty on his way out. Light up that big-ass Christmas tree on the front lawn of the White House.It's a chance for us to all forget about the eight horrifying years of the Bush presidency and pretend like we have something in common with the presidential family. Except that while we just plug in a string of lights on a six-foot fir, George and Laura...Read Full Story

Muntadhar al-Zeidi's Shoe Throw Becomes Huge Internet Meme

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It's been a few days since Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi was arrested for throwing his shoes at President George W. Bush, which has given the Internets plenty of time to throw down on its latest favoritest meme."The Bush-Shoe Incident / Response Time" (Play it here)mind360.com has this game to test whether or not you would be able to dodge the shoeThe Bush Shoe Dodge (Play it here)The French blog Bienvenue Chez Kek has posted this game where you play as Bush to dodge the shoe.Bush Shoe...Read Full Story

Bush Says Bible 'Probably Not' Literally True

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With no elections to worry about and no Karl Rove looking over his shoulder, President George W. Bush gave an interview to ABC's Nightline where he admitted that he thinks the Bible is "probably not" literally true. I don't think [cre- ationism is] incom- patible with the scien- tific proof that there is evolution. - George W. Bushon ABC's Nightline That puts him out of line with the Fundamentalist Christian base that helped get him elected twice. Surprisingly enough (to me at least...Read Full Story

Morbidly Obese Turkey Pardoned by President

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Pumpkin's life is about to get a whole lot better.Just yesterday, the fattened turkey was set to lose its head because that's how we do in America on Thanksgiving. Now Pumpkin is a free bird on its way to Disneyland to be the grand marshal in Disney's Thanksgiving Day Parade in California.Pumpkin was pardoned today by President George W. Bush -- a tradition dating back to 1947 with Harry Truman. Soon after arriving at Disneyland, Pumpkin will receive some very special attention, including a...Read Full Story

Despite What CNN Says, People Still Want to Shake Bush's Hand

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(Getty Images)CNN reporter Rick Sanchez is an idiot.In his mind (and in his commentary), his latest mockery of George W. Bush proves our president is getting his come-uppance for eight years of being a global bully because no one would shake his hand at the G-20 summit Saturday.Admittedly, I don't know why Bush isn't shaking anyone's hand in this particular video. But trust me, Bush was making the rounds on Saturday. How do I know? Because we have 71 pictures of him grinning into the camera...Read Full Story