AMERICAN TOURIST IN CHIEF It was pretty much guaranteed that President Bush was unlikely to be the most popular leader at the G8 summit in Germany, no matter how many backrubs he tried to give German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Factor in that Russian president Vladmir Putin says Mr. Bush’s plans to build a missile defense system in Eastern Europe would force him to target his own weapons at Europe, and we're thinking he might be leaving early.
Meanwhile, rumor has it that some officials are referring to this trip according to the acronym formed by the itinerary...
Bulgaria, Italy, Gdansk, Czech Republic, Albania and Poland.
We report... you decide.