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October 22, 2004

Who's the hunter, who's the hunted

First Draft sets the record straight amidst Badministration mocking of Kerry's hunting trip.

[W]hile campaigning against incumbent Gov. Ann Richards, Bush thought it would be a great photo opportunity to show the people of Texas that he was the bold epitome of Lone Star Macho, a fearless take-charge kind of guy who could sight-in on any kind of problem. So, he and his gaggle of aides staged a dove hunt to attract the reporters and photographers. He flushed that bird. He looked. He aimed. He shot. Blasted that dove right out of the sky. At least he thought it was a dove. Turns out the bird was really a killdeer, protected by federal law. An embarrassed Bush, who obviously couldn't distinguish a 10-inch long brown-and-white bird with two black bands and a loud and constant whistle from a long greyish/white bird that coos, paid a fine for his stupidity.

Wow, that would have been a great example any of those times W couldn't remember ever making a mistake?

Posted by jay at October 22, 2004 09:26 AM | TrackBack
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