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The Battle of the Bulge

So what was that bulge underneath Bush's coat during the debates? Think what you will, but one NASA Scientist doesn't believe it was a problem with his shirt.

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."

I really do wish the truth would come out about this, as I have a hard time believing that he wasn't wired. Thanks Barn for the link.

Posted by Jake on 10/31/04 @ 05:18 PM
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