Though the head was given a wig of long hair, spattered in mud and turned mostly away from the camera, the distinctive upper lip was a giveaway. And the creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss pointed it out in the DVD commentary on the episode.
Steve Bridges George W. Bush impression made him a regular on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and earned him an invitation to the White House and several Washington gigs, including one comic routine with the President Bush himself.
After a decade on the books and a beginning as a symbol of possibility, President George W. Bush's most hyped domestic accomplishment -- the No Child Left Behind education law -- has become a symbol to many of federal overreach and Congress' inability to fix something that's clearly flawed.
Hard as it is to believe, 10 years have passed since that terrible morning, and television will lead up to the anniversary with programs attempting, again, to make some sense of a day that changed America.
McClatchy Tribune News Service
, August 31, 2011
More people now believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows, and confidence in President Obama's handling of the economy has slipped from just a few months ago, notably among fellow Democrats. Yet, there has been no significant change in the number of people who say Obama deserves re-election; in fact, more Americans still blame former President George W. Bush more for the economic distress than Obama.
The ceremony at the World Trade Center site marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks will be a solemn but stately event that will include two presidents and a chance for victims' families to view the names of loved ones etched into the memorial, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
In the days following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, President George W. Bush famously grabbed a bullhorn while speaking to those gathered at ground zero, telling them: "I can hear you. The rest of the world hears you. And the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon."
Reviled in the West as the personification of evil, bin Laden was admired and even revered by some fellow Muslims who
embraced his vision of unending jihad against the United States and Arab
governments he deemed as infidels. Open the article then scroll to the bottom to see video reports of the death of Osama bin Laden.
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