December 17, 2007

The Reason I'm Not Posting The Bush 2007 Holiday Card…


is not just because of the blatant religiosity, but also to protest the green propaganda.

You see, the Bush’s didn’t just do a card this year.  Rather, they created a whole holiday website co-opting the theme of America’s national parks and environmentalism.

Reflecting Laura and George’s developmental delay, there is a special Barney HolidayCam as well as a childlike 2007 Holiday Program depicting the different rooms of the White House and how they exhibit or reflect something nice about America’s parks, natural history and ecology.

Because they published the booklet in PDF form, what I’ve elected to offer you is the inside back cover.  Although the exact White House location is not identified, here is the text that I.D.’s the image:

Another source of inspiration for all who see it is Mount Rushmore National Memorial, where the faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln are carved into the majestic Black Hills of South Dakota. These four presidents embody the spirit of freedom “until the wind and the rain alone shall wear them away,” as the memorial’s sculptor Gutzon Borglum said.  Below Barbara Bush’s portrait sits a terra cotta replica of Mount Rushmore sculpted by Eric Baisas.

All I can say is, even compared to Cheney’s holiday greeting card last year, this raises Bush narcissism to a whole new level.

Can you break this down for me a little bit?


White House 2007 Hallmark Holiday Card link

The Bush Holiday website link, featuring:

the 2007 Holiday Program

Holiday in the National Parks Ornaments Slide Show link;

Barney Cam VI : Holiday in the National Parks link;

Presidents In The National Parks link

(illustration: Michael Glenn Monroe/

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