A proper send-off

by Jennifer on January 15, 2009

The creators of New York Times Bestseller Goodnight Bush sent me an email this afternoon to let me know about their latest project. The authors, Erich Origen and Gan Golan, have applied their satirical genius to another send-off for our current – and almost outta here – president.

The result is brilliant, sobering, and hilarious.

Here’s what they say about it…and then go take a look:


Forget the Presidential Library!

First, why make a library to honor a guy who does not even read books? Second, libraries are an attempt to preserve facts and history – and we know that the Bush administration cannot be trusted with either. So, in order to further the effort to bring historical clarity to the last 8 years, and support the ongoing demand for accountability that must accompany it, we are offering the public an alternative to the official Presidential Library planned for Dallas, Texas.

We present to you the George W. Bush presidential Librarium!

Reading about Bush’s remarkable achievements might not exactly be family fare, so we’ve done away with all those pesky little books, and have replaced them with themed attractions that bring this administration’s remarkable legacy to life. So, leave your foreclosed home behind, pack the family into your most fuel-inefficient vehicle, and come on down to the place “where wings take dream”!

History starts here. The only question: Are you with us or against us?


Brought to you by the creators of Goodnight Bush

(For the record, they didn’t ask me to post the link, or to write about their book. I just think they’re awesome. I’d use a word that’s more hip than that, but I don’t know any.)

{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

JCK January 15, 2009 at 9:41 pm

That is HILARIOUS! My husband and I were just reading Goodnight Bush in our local bookstore the other night. Yes, Jennifer, we actually got out on a date.


Green Girl January 16, 2009 at 8:36 am

This is funny stuff.


Daryl January 16, 2009 at 11:32 am

Awesome is hip.


Minnesota Matron January 16, 2009 at 4:22 pm

Good-night Bush was the Matron’s favorite Christmas present this year. She gave away BUNCHES of them!! Must check out the librarium. Thanks!


Gwen January 17, 2009 at 10:16 am

I’m all for just pretending he never existed. If we ignore him, he’s sure to go away, right?


Mrs. Schmitty January 17, 2009 at 2:21 pm

Too funny!

BTW….stop by my place, I’ve got something for you!


apathy lounge January 17, 2009 at 3:30 pm

It’s a kinder wrap-up of his presidency than he deserves. Seriously.


Margaret January 18, 2009 at 4:31 pm

Awesome! Something tells me the jokes won’t go away just because he does.


phd in yogurtry January 23, 2009 at 8:16 am

Since I couldn’t decide whether I was more excited about Obama being inaugurated or Bush flying the eff outta the White House, I know I’m gonna be visiting this link.


phd in yogurtry January 23, 2009 at 8:30 am

I did visit. It’s a hoot. Turd Blossom Garden, not to be missed!


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