Why Washington D.C. Gossip Sucks

Today’s installment of “Why Washington Gossip Sucks” involves former President George W. Bush‘s bare legs, which Politico CLICK seems to think was worthy of a post this morning.

Trust me, we’re not above juvenile or stupid, and this post has both of those qualities. But more importantly, it’s just not that jarring. We mean Bush’s legs — they don’t particularly stand out for any reason worth writing about. We also don’t think he’s wearing short shorts. They don’t conjure fitness guru Richard Simmons. They substantially cover his thighs.

What falls short short is this post. The tweets are lackluster. And this item is French Vanilla. Hardly winning the day, eh VandeHarris? Read here.


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