This story is along the lines of the standard tale that begins, "So there I was, at 30,000 ft., with nothing on except the radio." It's mostly true. As Mandrake says, it's another True Exaggeration...
The Europeans think he's a cowboy. Quite a few bloggers think he's been engaged in a complicated Rope-A-Dope strategy. Others think he's a fucking idiot. Yep, George W. Bush has been called a lot of things, but to those of us who know what "IDIC" stands for, the truth is clear. That's right, George W. Bush is Captain James T. Kirk.
How did I miss this??
Another look at Coldplay's Rush of Blood to the Head.