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November 06, 2004

Bush is bulletproof

From The Hill http://www.hillnews.com/:

The last word on Bush’s bulge

Call off the conspiracy freaks. Now it can be told: That mysterious bulge on President Bush’s back during the first presidential debate was not an electronic device feeding him answers, but a strap holding his bulletproof vest in place.

Speculation about the bulge on the Internet only increased since Georges de Paris, the Washington tailor who makes Bush’s suits, told The Hill last month that it was nothing more than a pucker on the back of Bush’s coat caused when he crossed his arms.

But sources in the Secret Service told The Hill that Bush was wearing a bulletproof vest, as he does most of the time when appearing in public. The president’s handlers did not want to admit as much during the campaign, for fear of disclosing information related to his personal security while he was on the campaign trail.

The suspicion that Bush was, indeed, wearing something under his coat was given further credence by Dr. Robert M. Nelson, a senior research scientist for NASA and Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and an international authority on image analysis, who conducted tests while working at home on his own computers.

“I am willing to stake my scientific reputation to the statement that Bush was wearing something under his jacket during the debate,” Nelson told Salon.com. “This is not about a bad suit. And there’s no way the bulge can be described as a wrinkled shirt.”

I have to say I was leaning this way all along. Even in his press conferences, talking with King Abdullah at the White House etc. he looks so stiff - so rigid. I think it illustrates how much stock he puts in the advice of his handlers, and how they have him scared shitless.


"I have to say I was leaning this way all along." Yeh, sure you were. I heard that theory of yours that he is actually an alien.

Best case I heard for it NOT being a communications devise was: if he was being fed answers from someone, why would they feed him such bad answers?

Posted by: Sam at November 8, 2004 04:57 PM