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Laura Bush Is Coming To Town

by | 8th, December 2006

SEE the blazing land before us Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la…

The jingle bell hop has begun and the great and not all that good of American politics are arriving for the White House black-tie ball.

There’s George Bush wearing only a black tie (ever the frat house prankster). And there’s his lovely wife Laura clad in so much red tulle jacket and floor-length trumpet skirt.

Guests at the do don’t know whether to shake Laura’s hand, kiss her or stick on top of the Christmas tree.

So there goes Laura. And there she goes again. And again. And again. But it’s not all her. As the Times reports, Laura is not the only one bedecked in such a fashion. In all, four women arrive in the same £5,000 Oscar de la Renta dress.

“Evidently Oscar is very popular this season,” says Mrs Bush’s press secretary. “It just goes to show that no one can resist a beautiful red gown.”

But Laura is not just a no one. Laura is someone. And a someone cannot be seen in the

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