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Ice, Ice, Maybe?

Did George W. Bush kind of cheat at the ice bucket challenge?

Former President George W. Bush took the Ice Bucket Challenge — sort of.

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Yes, Bush got a bucket of water dumped on his head. But where was the titular ice?

To be fair, many of the ice bucket videos clogging your news feed also feature no ice. Plenty of famous folks who've accepted the challenge have skipped the ice part, too. And it's hard to quibble with a campaign that has to date raised more than $15 million for a good cause.

That said: Come on. Put some ice in that bucket. It's not the Chilly Water Challenge.