Monday, September 11, 2006

Bush's brain

Soon after Rove moved into his new office in the West Wing, previously occupied by Hillary Clinton, he invited three top Catholic priests to conduct a ceremony to purge the room of evil spirits. "It was an actual liturgical ceremony," says participant Deal Hudson. "We sat at the table, we prayed. A priest said a series of prayers, including a blessing."

from "The Architect," the new Rove biography by James Moore and Wayne Slater

And then, when all the girl-cooties had been driven out, Rove screwed in a couple of red lightbulbs, stripped down to leather chaps, and interviewed Jeff Gannon about his request for White House press credentials.


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