First lady Laura Bush stole the show at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner last week by mercilessly ribbing her husband. She said that President Bush was such a greenhorn when they bought their Texas ranch that he tried to milk the horse. “What’s worse,” she said, “it was a male horse.” The first lady said she and her husband were “complete opposites. I’m quiet, he’s talkative. I’m introverted, he’s extroverted. I can pronounce ‘nuclear.’” She also said she was a “desperate housewife” because the president—“Mr. Excitement”—was sound asleep by 9 o’clock every night. “I said to him the other day, ‘George, if you really want to end tyranny in the world, you’re going to have to stay up later.’”
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