George W. Bush vs. Photoshop


A real leader faces the music,<br/>even when he doesn’t like the tune. - anonymous

So Photoshop is pretty good, right? But I knew this picture was Photoshopped when I first saw it. Oh, not because the artist did a bad job, but mainly because I had seen the Bush-playing-guitar picture before.

So in the interest of fairness, I’m also providing the original picture in context, so you can see the Real Bush In Action.

I suppose I shouldn’t complain too, too much. I mean the President did rubberneck fly over New Orleans in Air Force One to gawk at assess the damage.. What a guy.

And I’ll leave you with a handful of quotations that do a pretty good job of reflecting what my opinions are about good leadership.

To work in the world lovingly means that we are defining what we will be for, rather than reacting to what we are against. — Christina Baldwin

Blessed is the leader who seeks the best for those he serves. — unknown

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general. — Chinese proverb

Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men. — Lao Tzu

A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves. — anonymous

Forethought and prudence are the proper qualities of a leader. — Tacitus

A good leader is not the person who does things right, but the person who finds the right things to do. — Anthony T. Dadovano

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. — Max DuPree

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