The National Guard honored President Bush with a life-size bust at a gala ceremony in Washington, DC on Thursday. And what's the bronze Bush wearing?
A flight suit.
But that's not the scary part. Notice the inscription on the marble pedestal.
The inscription noting the duration of Bush's presidential term doesn't read "2001-2009." It reads "2001-BLANK." In other words, the statue says he's going to be president from 2001 through infinity! Everyone knows that Bush is supposed to leave office in January of 2009. No mystery. No uncertainty. The 22nd Amendment makes it so. It's the law. No gray area.
Or is there?
I knew this would slip out somehow, but I never thought the leak would come from a statue. Is someone at the National Guard trying to warn us? Does President Bush plan to use his Executive authority under his wartime powers to cancel the 2008 election because a change in leadership here might embolden the terrorists? The statue says 'yes.'
Go to the White House website and confirm that I didn't Photoshop a damn thing. It's absolutely real.
UPDATE: From the comments. This will make you lose sleep: Joint Resolution 24. Thanks to commenters Agape and Strangerina. I just wrote the sentence: "Thanks to commenters Agape and Strangerina." Blogging, I adore thee.