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  • nubuzzman nubuzzman Mar 4, 2006 6:41 PM Flag

    the Presidents "trip"

    President Calls Two-Hour Stop in Real World �Informative'

    George W. Bush departed from his planned itinerary today to make a surprise visit to reality, later calling the two-hour stop in the real world �informative.�

    For Mr. Bush, the visit to reality, while brief, was still significant because it represented his first visit to the real world since being elected President in 2000.

    �The President has not visited reality the entire time he�s been in the White House,� one aide said. �The closest he�s come is watching �Survivor.��

    Mr. Bush touched down in the real world a little after dawn, delivering a brief address on the airport runway in which he attempted to put the best face on his relationship with reality, a relationship which has been frayed in recent years.

    But beneath the smiles and positive statements, Mr. Bush�s aides seemed well aware that the President�s relationship with reality is complicated at best, since his approval rating in the real world currently hovers at an all-time low.

    �The President deserves a lot of credit for making this visit to reality,� one aide said. �He doesn�t have a natural constituency here.�

    On the whole, though, when the President�s two-hour visit was over, most of his staff seemed relieved that the potentially perilous tour of reality had passed without incident.

    �It�ll be good leaving reality and going back to Washington,� one aide said.

    Elsewhere, after a new study showed that only one in 1,000 Americans know what the First Amendment is, Vice President Dick Cheney said, �Good, then no one will notice when it�s gone.�

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