Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Thin-skinned dictators can't take a joke.

"Colbert crossed the line," said one top Bush aide, who rushed out of the hotel as soon as Colbert finished. Another said that the president was visibly angered by the sharp lines that kept coming.

"I've been there before, and I can see that he is [angry]," said a former top aide. "He's got that look that he's ready to blow."

"Ha ha ha. Have him killed."

REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

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