Bird defecates on Bush in front of reporters
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Friday, May 25, 2007
Bush was addressing the American press on Thursday in a nationally televised broadcast outside thein the . The incident occurred just as Bush said, "I've got confidence in Al Gonzales doin' the job," referring to a question asked by a reporter about the . Bush then tried to remove the offending material several times with his hand.
Deputy Press Secretarysaid the 'poo-drop' signified good luck saying, "It was his lucky day...everyone knows that's a sign of good luck." On the whole the media coverage of the incident has been lighthearted and humorous.
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