Dr. C. Scott Ananian (cananian) wrote,
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Bush Sr. Apologizes To Son For Funding Bin Laden In '80s

(From The Onion, unfortunately. Wouldn't be nice if this were true?)

MIDLAND, TX --- Former president George Bush issued an apology to his son Monday for advocating the CIA's mid-'80s funding of Osama bin Laden, who at the time was resisting the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. "I'm sorry, son," Bush told President George W. Bush. "We thought it was a good idea at the time because he was part of a group fighting communism in Central Asia. We called them 'freedom fighters' back then. I know it sounds weird. You sort of had to be there." Bush is still deliberating over whether to tell his son about the whole supporting-Saddam Hussein-against-Iran thing.

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