Monday, August 14, 2006

we are utterly alone

White House spokesman Tony Snow said Friday that President Bush read The Stranger by Albert Camus while on a ten-day vacation at the ranch. Was it the low popularity rating and the upcoming election season that turned the President to perhaps the defining work of existential alienation?

Breitbart noted that Bush was quoting Camus in Europe a year and a half ago and says it's good to hear he finally got around to reading the man's most influential book.


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