24 May 2007

Favorable Auspices?

"Come then," Tarquin said angrily, "Deduce, if your augury
can, whether what I have in my mind right now is possible."

As President Bush took a question Thursday in
the White House Rose Garden about scandals
involving his Attorney General, he remarked,
"I've got confidence in Al Gonzales doin' the job."

Simultaneously, a sparrow flew overhead and
left a splash on the President's sleeve, which Bush
tried several times to wipe off. 

Deputy White House Press Secretary Dana Perino
promptly put the incident through the proper
spin cycle, telling ABC News, "It was his lucky
day…everyone knows that's a sign of good luck."