Saturday, August 2, 2008

W and the W

An article in the Austin American-Statesman features CBS Radio's Mark Knoller, who made a detailed record of how George W. Bush has spent his seven-plus years in office. What I found odd is that the WNBA gets a mention.

In June 2008, Knoller left himself a note about the scene at an East Garden reception for the WNBA champ Phoenix Mercury: "The usual comments about their achievement and commitment to community programs. But Bush lingers some 16 minutes after the ceremony, schmoozing and chatting. Unusual. A sign of a lame duck with not much on his plate, perhaps."

Could be. Either that, or he likes women's basketball. It's been long rumored that Bush wants to be commissioner of baseball after he retires from office. But maybe W will be commissioner of the W....

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