August 31, 2005
Bush vs. RealityBush:
Caption: President Bush, left, plays a guitar presented to him by Country singer Mark Wills, backstage following his visit to Naval Base Coronado, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. Bush visited the base to deliver remarks on V-J Commemoration Day. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Caption: A man is placed in an Army truck filled with survivors rescued from their homes in high water in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.(AFP/Getty Images/Mario Tama)
Caption: President Bush licks frosting off of his thumb after holding up a birthday cake for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, upon his arrival at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Az., Monday, Aug. 29, 2005. McCain turned 69 Monday. Bush is traveling and will attend 'conversations' with experts and the elderly in El Mirage, Ariz., and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., in an effort to sell older Americans on the value of a prescription drug benefit that begins next year for Medicare patients. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Bay St. Louis Emergency Management Agency volunteer crews rescue the Taylor family from the roof of their suburban, which became trapped on US 90 due to flooding during Hurricane Katrina on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, in Bay St. Louis, Miss. (AP Photo/Ben Sklar)
Update: It seems I was channeling Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin, or vice versa.
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