Monday, October 20, 2003

Department of Scary Family Resemblances

"Sen. Prescott Bush, R-Conn, attempts to 'disassociate himself' from Missouri Sen. Stuart Symington during a hearing on Capital Hill in this Aug. 17, 1962, file photo. Government documents show that Bush, the grandfather of President George W. Bush, was one of seven directors of Union Banking Corp., seized by the federal government because of its ties to a German industrialist who helped bankroll Adolf Hitler's rise to power, government documents show." (AP Photo, File)

This from a story titled "Newly Unclassified US Documents: Bush Ancestor's Bank Seized by Gov't," published Oct. 18 by AP.

By the way, I don't know yet if I'm convinced about this whole Nazi-Bush connection, but I'll say one thing about it: It's pretty clear by now that it ain't goin' away anytime soon.