The media is going full-bore (see what I did there?) covering the entombment of Babs-the-Impaler. NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and other channels will present live coverage of Saturday’s funeral. The broadcast network coverage will begin at noon ET.
I suppose everyone wants to witness the entombment of the cambion, and make sure the welds on the lead box are strong. I still recommend Fukushima Daiichi as the proper final resting place, but I suppose any Hell Mouth will do.
- 4 former presidents: In addition to both former Presidents Bush, the 1,500 attendees will include former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, former President Obama and Michelle Obama, First Lady Melania Trump, Dan and Marilyn Quayle, and Dick and Lynn Cheney.
- As eulogists for the 90-minute service, Mrs. Bush chose her son Jeb, personal friend and confidant Susan Baker, and historian Jon Meacham.
She had to take one last swipe at Chimpy, which I kinda admire. Even in death, her decoction is pure meanness.
When the Bush Crime Family plays the traditional Taps on their armpits, it will be very moving.
UPDATE 1: Hope they have silver bullets, as is custom. Just in case —
Barbara Bush's Secret Service detail, several of whom have been been with her for decades, refuse to leave her side until she is buried. Very powerful. pic.twitter.com/zAmotYTXsC
— John P. Lopez (@LopezOnSports) April 20, 2018
UPDATE 2: We afraid of her then…