Anorak News | Bushed


by | 23rd, June 2003

‘TO some spin of our own. We have learnt from the Telegraph that when George Bush takes a mid-morning nap, he is not lying down on the job – he’s recharging his razor-sharp mind.

My fellow somnambulists…

The paper says that psychologists at Harvard University have found that a 60-90 minute siesta can be as refreshing as an eight-hour long kip.

The keen-eyed among you will have spotted the caveat that you have to be awake for at least one part of the day to appreciate the benefits of so much sleep.

Which suggests that the world had best watch out when Dubya awakens from his catatonic slumber.

In the Guardian, the scientists seem to back Bush’s policy of sleep, sleep and more sleep, arguing that napping adds to the benefits of sleep.

When the leader of the free world does snap out of it, he could be as refreshed and nimble of mind as that other great fan of the mid-morning nap, Albert Einstein.

And like the great scientist, Bush knows a thing about relativity and large bombs…

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