This photo appears to show President Bush, an admitted alcoholic, drinking beer at the G8 summit. According to the BBC, US officials are insisting that the beer was of the non-alcoholic variety. Really? In Germany? Do the Germans even allow such a thing as non-alcoholic beer?
And, even more to the point, why would a recovered alcoholic want to drink non-alcoholic beer? As a reminder of the good old days?
Raising suspicions even more was Bush's failure to turn up at a photo op with French President Sarkozy and several other meetings early the next day. Perhaps it is just a coincidence that the President was seen drinking non-alcoholic beer the day before?
We also have the strange incident where Bush reportedly choked on a pretzel, passed out and fell on the ground cutting his face and bruising his lip. (Beer and pretzels anyone?).
And then there was the incident where Bush fell off of his bicycle during the 2005 G8 summit. In May 2004, he was badly grazed after falling off his mountain bike during a ride at his Texas ranch and, in June 2003, he fell off his hi-tech Segway scooter.
Just coincidence or a pattern?
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