The White House didn’t release any details about what Bush said to the Dalai Lama on Tuesday, but Slate has taken a guess. Some highlights:
It’s awful, but I just can’t help it. Whenever I see the Buddha, I think of Rove. We used to call him “Buddha.” Karl’s lost weight. Still, if you ever pictured him in a diaper, you never forget it.
Universal awareness. That’s exactly what we’re pushing for in the Department of Homeland Security. We call it “Total Information Awareness.” Basically, they’re the same thing.
And if you were to send a few monks, purely as a symbolic gesture, we’d supply the body armor, the helmets, the boots …