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The Onion: Bush: 'Can I Stop Being President Now?'

WASHINGTON—In a press conference held this morning on the White House lawn, President Bush formally asked the assembled press corps and members of his own administration if, in light of today's election, he could stop being the president now. "So it's over, right? Can I stop being president now?" Bush said after striding to the podium in a Texas Rangers cap and flannel shirt, carrying a fully packed suitcase. "Let's just say I'm done as of now. Presidency over." When informed by Washington Post reporter David Broder that his presidency would continue through early January, Bush stared at him quizzically, sighed, and shuffled silently back into the White House.
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If only.

But having just read up on the 1929 Recession/Depression I think I am seeing a VERY strong set of similarities.

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If only.

But having just read up on the 1929 Recession/Depression I think I am seeing a VERY strong set of similarities.
Hey , Nov 14 is just around the corner.
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