Not Ready for Rushmore

Image: Gary Panter


George Bush can’t seem to emerge from the shadow of his old boss Ronald Reagan, who’s been getting all the choice namesakes (e.g., the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., and Reagan Washington National Airport). But President Clinton could lend some much-needed gravitas to Bush’s list of namesakes this winter by signing legislation authorizing the CIA to rededicate its Langley, Va., headquarters in his honor. The list already includes:

George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston, Texas (dedicated in 1997)
George Bush Elementary School Midland, Texas
Bush Cabin at Big Cedar Lodge Ridgedale, Mo.
George Bush Plate Otto’s BBQ, Houston, Texas
President Bush’s Pizza (artichoke hearts, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, Italian sausage, green peppers, mushrooms, onions, and black olives), Fuzzy’s Pizza, Houston, Texas
George Bush Bonefish Tournament Cheeca Lodge, Islamorada, Fla.

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