In an apparent attempt to emulate his role model, Herbert Hoover, George W. Bush has had money for a Presidential yacht included in the omnibus spending package that the lame duck Congress is attempting to pass.
Hoover took trips in the Presidential yacht in an attempt to improve the morale of Americans weathering the Depression. It wasn’t a notably successful plan.
Somehow this conjures up the picture of the Roman emperor Nero plucking at the strings of a lyre while a conflagration rages through the city of Rome.
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