Salon is perplexed by two versions of the “Bush’s bulge” explanation. One:
Sources in the Secret Service told The Hill that Bush was wearing a bulletproof vest, as he does most of the time when appearing in public. The president’s handlers did not want to admit as much during the campaign, for fear of disclosing information related to his personal security while he was on the campaign trail.
Nothing was under his jacket,’ Rove said. ‘The poor tailor …
Salon asks: “So which is it?” Well, given that the first explanation involves anonymous Secret Service sources pointing out that they don’t like to talk about Bush’s security precautions, that sort of answer itself, and explains Rove’s line… doesn’t it?