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For Bush's March 2 pit stop in New Delhi, the Indian government tried very hard to have him address our parliament. A not inconsequential number of MPs threatened to heckle him, so Plan One was hastily shelved. Plan Two was to have Bush address the masses from the ramparts of the magnificent Red Fort, where the Indian prime minister traditionally delivers his Independence Day address. But the Red Fort, surrounded as it is by the predominantly Muslim population of Old Delhi, was considered a security nightmare. So now we're into Plan Three: President George Bush speaks from Purana Qila, the Old Fort.

Ironic, isn't it, that the only safe public space for a man who has recently been so enthusiastic about India's modernity should be a crumbling medieval fort?

Since the Purana Qila also houses the Delhi zoo, George Bush's audience will be a few hundred caged animals and an approved list of caged human beings, who in India go under the category of "eminent persons."

I guess he has to screen his audiences in India too.

Bill Z

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Seen one syphilitic baboon, you've seen them all.

How will the Indians tell?

Wanna bet he opens his remarks with "Cowabunga"?

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Wanna bet he opens his remarks with "Cowabunga"?


It'll definitely be "Me cowboy, you Injuns"
(Did you see the Steve Bell cartoon? There's a link in an earlier post)

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If he was so not cautious and got himself assassinated, perhaps that would fulfill the fantasties of the fans of Air America, but it would not be in the best interests of this country.

Correct. No debate there. But impeachment and a term in Leavenworth would.

Bil Z
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