Sunday, February 17, 2008

Intimations of political mortality

One more note about George Bush in Tanzania. One of those moments where things that he's in denial about briefly break through. Such as how his time is passing --

[reporter] And then to President Kikwete, I'd like to ask you about American politics. There seems to be a lot of excitement here in Africa, and in your country about Barack Obama. And I wonder what you think it says about America, that we might elect a black President with roots in Africa?

PRESIDENT BUSH: It seemed like there was a lot of excitement for me, wait a minute. (Laughter.) Maybe you missed it.

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