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George Bush's missing year explained

by R Bibb / August 2, 2004 12:18 PM PDT

Isn't that a bare-chested George W. Bush cavorting with Saigon bar girls in 1972? And who knew that the leader of the free world once worked as a Rolling Stones roadie? Or hung out with Andy Warhol's Pop Art crowd? It's all laid out in a lavish photo spread and accompanying text in a national magazine now on the newsstands.

The August issue of GQ has scored the mock scoop of this Bush-baiting summer -- and toyed with the conventions of straightforward magazine photojournalism in the process. The piece and its presentation once again raise touchy issues of fairness and full disclosure in political humor, touched off earlier this year by Michael Moore's film "Fahrenheit 9/11." This latest media stunt also invites everyone to lighten up and go along with the joke.

George Bush's missing year explained

Wonder if the White House will have a cow over this?

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Re: And YOU thought...
by Roger NC / August 2, 2004 2:02 PM PDT
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Re: And YOU thought...
by Josh K / August 3, 2004 3:45 AM PDT
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CLYDE?

STONES NOT SPIES. THEY ARE

NARCOTICS FIENDS. THE OTHER

MORNING I SAW SUBJECT (K.

RICHARDS) MAKE WATER PIPE

(BONG) OUT OF REVERB PEDAL.

W.

P.S. M. JAGGER SHAVES LEGS.

Indeed, Bush found the Stones to be a band obsessed with drugs, women, and haircuts, but not revolution. "He did learn that Mick wanted to make solo albums," said one former FBI agent. "Come to think of it, we should have stopped that."


Hysterical!
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(NT) (NT) : It's funny. Hope it is accepted as just that..humor
by Mary Kay / August 3, 2004 3:37 AM PDT
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