FADE IN: Interior -- Camp David -- Day
President George W. Bush sits on a sofa, watching football and eating tortilla chips. Karl Rove enters, carrying a small bowl of avocado dip.
ROVE: Mr. President, do you have a moment?
PRESIDENT BUSH: Did you bring me some more dip?
ROVE: Got it right here.
BUSH: Then I guess I've got a minute. What's up?
ROVE: Well, sir, as you know, it's looking highly likely that Governor Howard Dean of Vermont --
BUSH: The little guy, the one with the . . . (HE SQUINCHES HIS FACE UP)
ROVE: No, sir. That's Dennis Kucinich. Howard Dean is the former governor of Vermont.
BUSH: Not the Ichabod Crane guy?
ROVE: That's Kerry.
BUSH: Pumpkin head kind of thing?
BUSH: Drawing a blank here.
Friday, January 16, 2004
Bush and Rove: Rob Long has a funny skit in National Review about Dubya and Karl Rove trying to figure out why Howard Dean is so angry. Best bit: