When President Bush took a tumble from his bicycle on May 22 at his Crawford, Texas, ranch, spokesman Trent Duffy explained, "It's been raining a lot and the topsoil is loose. You know this president. He likes to go all out. Suffice it to say he wasn't whistling show tunes."
According to weatherunderground.com, it hadn't rained in Crawford for eight days.
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