Thursday, May 17, 2007

You Can't Be President Forever

On Sunday, a 400 piece orchestra was playing in Jamestown for the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the town's founding. JoAnn Falletta was conducting when she felt someone looking over her shoulder. It was our 43rd president, and he wanted to conduct. What's a conductor to do? She handed over the baton, and President Bush led the orchestra in Stars and Stripes forever.

Even ex-Presidents need a job, so perhaps when Bush leaves office, he could take a side job conducting the National Symphony Orchestra. It's something to think about...

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