Not nearly as much fun as the Donald Regan/Nancy Reagan smackdown, but you just know Rove is behind this somehow.
To the public, Card may be best known as the aide who calmly walked into a Florida school room and whispered into Bush’s ear that America was under attack on Sept. 11, 2001. He was known for keeping his cool under pressure. When Bush’s father, then President George H.W. Bush, got sick at a banquet in Tokyo, aides and security officials ran toward the president. Card ran in the opposite direction, out the door to make sure the motorcade was ready to rush Bush away.
Does anyone remember the clip on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update showing the monkey that someone in Japan had dressed up in a suit and trained to fall over on the command, “Bush-san”?