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DeepModem Mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:51 PM
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LAT: What Not to Wear in Front of Bush: Bush teases reporters again
What Not to Wear in Front of Bush
Seersucker's out. Pinstripes are in. And no one in the press corps is safe from the president's light asides on fashion choices.
By Johanna Neuman, Times Staff Writer
October 12, 2006

WASHINGTON Even as he talked about North Korea's nuclear ambitions and other weighty matters, President Bush on Wednesday returned to his occasional role as fashion critic to the White House press corps.

"If I might say, that is a beautiful suit. And I can't see anybody else that even comes close," the president told NBC's Kevin Corke, who was wearing pinstripes, in the course of a Rose Garden news conference that focused on North Korea-related diplomacy and the Iraq war.

Corke responded that he would convey the president's comments to his tailor. "I'll be happy to pass along my tailor's number if you'd like that, sir," he also offered.

Soon after, the president asserted that CNN's Suzanne Malveaux was the "first best-dressed person here."

By the time Bush called on Jim Axelrod of CBS, the reporter felt compelled to start with a defensive comment: "My best suit's in the cleaners," Axelrod explained to the president.

"That's not even a suit," Bush retorted, eyeing Axelrod's sport coat and slacks.

Bush, who has suits made by Georges de Paris, the tailor to presidents since Lyndon Johnson's time, has teased reporters about their appearance in the past. In June, he poked fun at CNN's David Gregory for his loud pocket scarf....

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-na...
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Union Thug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:52 PM
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1. On top of everything else, Bush is like an ADD 13 year old... n/t
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:54 PM
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2. Junior can't even dress himself without assistance.
:puke:
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htuttle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:55 PM
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3. If I were there, I couldn't stop myself from saying,
"But sir -- you're naked!"

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CrispyQ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:59 PM
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4. unfuckingbelievable
60 million people voted for him.
People I know voted for him.
:eyes: :crazy:
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The Brethren Donating Member (853 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 08:04 PM
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5. this coming
from a person who can't remember to zip up his pants before an international meeting with foreign leaders and the press?! LMAO
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 08:06 PM
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6. "Georges de Paris"...hmmmmmm.....is it me, or is that just a
little bit FRENCH?


:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 08:08 PM
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7. HAHAHA! Poor little pissypants. He can't handle the fact that people
look different and dress different. He makes fun of their clothes, while getting free rags do to tradition and the fact that his family has billions.

Whatever monkey, you can suit up all ya like. We all still mock you when you dress up as the monkey in the business suit. :rofl:

Double-plus dumb.
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az chela Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 08:21 PM
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8. Hey dont forget those shirts he always buttons wrong for
the photo ops.And that suit he wore when he landed on the mission accomplished photo op.He wishes he could look like a man but he looks like his mom in drag
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