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George W. Bush's Nicknames

Nicknames Given By President Bush to Friends and Foes

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Karl Rove, deputy chief of staff: "Boy Genius" and "Turd Blossom"
Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state: "Guru"
Karen Hughes, adviser: "Lima Green Bean" and "High Prophet"
Dick Cheney, vice president: "Big Time"
Andrew Card, chief of staff: "Tangent Man"
Vladimir Putin: "Pootie-Poot" and "Ostrich Legs"
Tony Blair, British prime minister: "Landslide"
Jean Chrétien, ex-Canadian prime minister: "Dino" (short for “Dinosaur”)
Former President Bush: "41"
Barbara Bush: "No. 1"
First Lady Laura Bush: "Bushie" and "First"
Donald Rumsfeld, defense secretary: "Rummy"
Colin Powell, ex-secretary of state: "Baloonfoot"
Michael Brown, ex-FEMA director: "Brownie"
Paul O’Neill, ex-Treasury secretary: "Big O"
George Tenet, ex-CIA director: "Brother George"
Mitch Daniels, ex-budget director: "The Blade"
Lawrence Lindsey, ex-economic adviser: "Thunderbolt"
Michael Gerson, ex-speechwriter: "The Scribe"
Rob Portman, budget director: "Robby Bobby"
Rep. Dennis Hastert, speaker of the House (R-IL): "Speak"
Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN): "Fristy"
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ): "Hogan"
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA): "Ali"
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA): "Frazier"
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX): "Corndog"
Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME): "The Big O"
Rep. Peter King (R-NY): "Pedro"
Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA): "Saber Tooth"
Maureen Dowd, New York Times columnist: "The Cobra"
George Will, Newsweek columnist: "The Commissioner"
Candy Crowley, CNN correspondent: "Dolce" (Spanish for Candy)
Dick Keil, Bloomberg News reporter: "Stretch"
Bill Sammon, Washington Times reporter: "Superstretch"
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