Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Strange Item In the Blogosphere

What should we make of this story, which evidently surfaced first in the Toronto Globe & Mail and gained life on various blogs:

Just Plain Creepy

Many of us are well aware of the creepiness of George Bush. Recently, though, he has plumbed new depths during this past Americas Summit in Monterey, Mexico. When the BHC saw this, we had to check that we weren't mistakenly reading a story on The Onion. But no, and the BHC believes that The Globe and Mail is a little less fictional than the Onion. Apparently, Mr. Bush met a Mr. Scott Reid, senior strategist for Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin, and took quite a fancy to him. Bush began asking Mr. Reid what he did for the PM and when Reid deigned to answer, Bush said...you ready for this?"Well, you got a pretty face," he told the surprised Mr. Reid. He wasn't done. "You got a pretty face," he said again. "You're a good-looking guy. Better looking than my Scott anyway."
Now, "my Scott" could be referring to Press Secretary, Scott McClellan but, maybe not....Yeesh, gotta go wash.