President Bush accepted McClellan’s resignation, and praised the press secretary for his service to country and for his handling of the job “with class, integrity.”
“It’s going to be hard to replace Scott,” Bush told reporters on the South Lawn as he prepared to leave for a speaking engagement in Alabama.
Rumors abound that the position of White House spokesman may be offered to Tony Snow of Fox News. Saturday Night Live had the job filled admirable by a teenage babysitter who called ’em like she saw ’em. The President thinks the position will be hard to fill. Let me add a suggestion. Remember this guy:
Baghdad Bob aka Muhammed Saeed al-Sahaf, the deuce of diamonds. I can hear him now:
The budget is in surplus. Federal spending is at an all time low. Millions of Americans are illegally immigrating to Mexico. Republicans are going to add seats in Congress in November. And did I mention that we have the infidel troops on the run outside Baghdad?