Bush wore a wire

You have to click through Salon’s advertising to read the article for free, but it’s clear that Bush was lying to the American public with respect to whatever was hidden underneath his shirt during the first debate.

Dr. Robert M. Nelson, however, was not laughing. He knew the president was not telling the truth. And Nelson is neither conspiracy theorist nor midnight blogger. He’s a senior research scientist for NASA and for Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and an international authority on image analysis. Currently he’s engrossed in analyzing digital photos of Saturn’s moon Titan, determining its shape, whether it contains craters or canyons.
For the past week, while at home, using his own computers, and off the clock at Caltech and NASA, Nelson has been analyzing images of the president’s back during the debates. A professional physicist and photo analyst for more than 30 years, he speaks earnestly and thoughtfully about his subject. “I am willing to stake my scientific reputation to the statement that Bush was wearing something under his jacket during the debate,” he says. “This is not about a bad suit. And there’s no way the bulge can be described as a wrinkled shirt.”

NASA photo analyst: Bush wore a device during debate [salon.com]

2 Comments on “Bush wore a wire

  1. I’m convinced he had something on, as I have been for a while. But considering how horrible his performance was at the first debate, I have trouble believing it was a wire. I mean, I have to believe that if they’d wired him they would have had someone competent feeding him lines.

  2. I took a look at some of those photos – and what it looks like Bush is wearing is body armor of some kind, with a robust spine protector.
    I imagine that rather a lot of people, from Muslim lunatics to deranged Leftists (like that asshole that killed himself at Ground Zero in New York – yeah, that’s right – asshole), want to take a shot at the guy. I’d be surprised if he didn’t wear one all of the time.