Scenes from the opening ceremony,which had a strict "bring your own rose-colored glasses" policy.

"Hey, have you heard the one about the president who squandered his predecessor's surplus by lowering taxes on the wealthy and starting two wars?"


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They practiced coordinating this for hours.


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It's like Mt. Rushmore, but slightly younger and with way more national debt.


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Bush promised to get the band off the roof as soon as FEMA could be mobilized.


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George Bush, Sr. insisted that the fireworks match his socks.


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Dick Cheney took a break from his small-town sheriff duties to make an appearance.


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Incredibly, the Bush daughters didn't run any red lights to evade the Secret Serviceon the way to the ceremony.


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Karl Rove was just there to reminisce about the days when he could win an election.


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"My presidential library will be so much better."


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