Bush To Filipino President: “I Am Reminded Of The Great Talent Of The — Of Our Philippine-Americans When I Eat Dinner At The White House”

Its surprising that local news has a very sympathetic take on GMA’s visit to the US:

US vows to supply RP food needs – PhilStar
Bush offers condolences, aid to Philippines – PDI

When the Huffingtonpost headlines:

President Bush met with Filipino President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo today at the White House. Arroyo was in Washington while her country tries to recover from a typhoon that devastated coastal areas and flipped a ferry carrying over 800 passengers last week. Before discussing aide for the Philippines, Bush couldn’t resist beginning the sober meeting with a quip about a Filipino member of his kitchen staff. Read part of the transcript from the meeting and click here to read more about one of the “Philippine-Americans” Bush is referring to (SOURCE)

Other coverage bits:

Bush jokes about the White House chef
US Media Shocked By Bush Remarks to GMA About Filipinos
Bush Thanks Philippine President For Producing Humans That Feed Him

Why so, when in previous instances, there’d be a huge ruckus over something like this?

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2 thoughts on “Bush To Filipino President: “I Am Reminded Of The Great Talent Of The — Of Our Philippine-Americans When I Eat Dinner At The White House”

  1. maya says:

    that’s how bush remembers “Philippine-Americans”… only when he eats dinner. Where are the doctors and the nurses?

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