Cue Spontaneity

Friday, October 14, 2005


Soldiers are not necessarily known for their acting skills. And so it was hard not to see through what was billed as a conversational "back and forth" between the president and a small group of his troops this week. Any remaining doubts about its scripted nature were dispelled when news organizations broadcast tape of the videoconference's rehearsal. Bob and Brooke reflect on one of the least slick P.R. maneuvers of the Bush presidency.

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