Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Ask Me About My Ranch

Someone mentioned this at work tonight, and I feel compelled to pass it along to you.

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Asked his opinion of the movie "Brokeback Mountain, President Bush hemmed and hawed.

"You would love it. You should check it out," a man in the audience told Bush Monday during a question and answer session at Kansas State University.

After some hesitation — and laughter in the audience — Bush said, "I'd be glad to talk about ranching, but I haven't seen the movie." The audience laughed some more, and Bush, who owns a ranch in Texas, allowed that, "I've heard about it."

"Brokeback Mountain" is a cowboy romance about two ranch-hand buddies who conceal a long homosexual affair from their families. The movie has won four Golden Globe prizes, including best picture honors in the drama category.

George's cultural awareness - A+!
my facetiousness - A+!

5 comments:

Left of Center in OK said...

George is just a little to the left of Pat Robertson, which makes him a two day drive to the right from the middle. Why should we expect him to have seen Brokeback Mountain? I'll bet he has the world's best collection of the 1940's and 50's WWII movies.

Bethro said...

I think he handled the question quite well actually. What did people expect him to say? If someone doesn't agree with my lifestyle I don't expect a pat on the back from them.

amandarama said...

Interesting... I think it's amusing, more than anything. Did the guy in the audience actually think W had seen the movie? He knew what he was doing when he woke up in the morning, of that I'm sure!

equippedtofascinate said...

Of course he knew what he was doing amanda. He knew if he asked that question, the conversation would end up on naivehelga, thereby making him famous. Smart man.

falan said...

Wow. Bethro needs to SERIOUSLY get off my planet