March 27, 2003

Is it him?

The Guardian wonders whether recent appearances by George W. Bush are really him or a trained double.

[some say he's the real deal, pointing to his usual strange phrasings]

Other experts disagree, pointing out that these consistencies originate with speech writers rather then the president himself, and that Bush's main vocal technique - the bewildered pause - is only too easy to imitate.

(via Making Light's comment section)

Posted by jeffy at March 27, 2003 03:24 PM