Sometimes NYT political typer-lady Elisabeth Bumiller totally comes through for us, this time with what is perhaps the gayest White House Letter ever printed:
Last week, a European official said that Mr. Bush was under no illusions. "He knows that Putin is a man loving a strong hand more than democratic institutions," said the official, who did not want to be publicly quoted characterizing the president's thinking.Hot. We're sorry all the media attention intruded on Bush and Putin's weiner roast. — C.S.