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Saturday, November 5, 2005
Looking Bad In Latin America, George Bush Drops the Name "Manu"


As if he's not busy enough making the NBA look good, now San Antonio's Manu Ginobili is being used by the White House in an oddball attempt to make President Bush look better in the eyes of Latin Americans. From an AP report on the Business Week site.
Bush clearly sought to stress common ground. He mentioned Manu Ginobili of Bahia Blanca, Argentina, a star guard who has helped the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association win two titles in the past three years.

"He's made a vital contribution to a basketball team from the state in which I live," Bush said. "But he's also a good ambassador for your country."

As he apparently lives in Texas, can I have the White House?