George W. Bush's 15 Most Memorable Pop Culture Moments

Bush as a Little Kid (Lil' Bush)



The Comedy Central animated series aired for two seasons, re-imagining Bush and his Cabinet as children—students at Beltway Elementary School.

"Black Bush" (Chappelle's Show)



In this skit on comedian Dave Chapelle's sketch comedy show, situations that the former President really encountered are recreated with Chappelle in Bush's shoes.

Bush as "The Decider," a Comic Book Hero (The Daily Show)



The conceit in this bit on Jon Stewart's show recreates Bush as superhero, who "decides without fear of repercussion, consequence, or correctness."

Bush as a Folk Singer (JibJab Spoof)



The website famous for e-cards ventured into viral territory with their flash video of then-presidential candidates Bush and John Kerry as animated caricatures singing the Woodie Guthrie classic, "This Land Is Your Land."

Presented by

Eleanor Barkhorn and Kevin Fallon

Eleanor Barkhorn is editor of The Atlantic's Entertainment channel. Kevin Fallon writes for and produces the channel.

Why Principals Matter

Nadia Lopez didn't think anybody cared about her middle school. Then Humans of New York told her story to the Internet—and everything changed.

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register with Disqus.

Please note that The Atlantic's account system is separate from our commenting system. To log in or register with The Atlantic, use the Sign In button at the top of every page.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

A History of Contraception

In the 16th century, men used linen condoms laced shut with ribbons.

Video

'A Music That Has No End'

In Spain, a flamenco guitarist hustles to make a modest living.

Video

What Fifty Shades Left Out

A straightforward guide to BDSM

More in Entertainment

Just In