39) Bush's mystery bulge

This is worth checking out, even just for the picture. I thought people were being metaphorical when they described Bush as a puppet.

    by Dave Lindorff

"Was President Bush literally channeling Karl Rove in his first debate
with John Kerry? That's the latest rumor flooding the Internet,
unleashed last week in the wake of an image caught by a television
camera during the Miami debate. The image shows a large solid object
between Bush's shoulder blades as he leans over the lectern and faces
moderator Jim Lehrer. The president is not known to wear a back
brace, and it's safe to say he wasn't packing. So was the bulge under
his well-tailored jacket a hidden receiver, picking up transmissions
from someone offstage feeding the president answers through a hidden
earpiece?" [subscription or ad view required] (10/08/04)


Heh, I think a bullet proof vest is a more plausible explanation...