It was such a lovely photo op — President Bush and his wife joining the volunteers building a house in Louisiana. The perfect backdrop for an upbeat interview, live on NBC’s Today Show. But then Matt Lauer had to go and pull back the curtain and ask: Isn’t this all just an empty photo op?
Sweet irony, thy name is legend in these halls….
So, Bush was on CNN International criticizing Osama Bin Laden for being a child of wealth and privilege who sends young people to their deaths but never offers to go along with the ride. Think it’s too absurd to be true? Here’s the speech.