So there he was on stage, taking the oath of office, promising a new beginning, a new era in co-operation, and a new, aggressive outlook to the future. George “Dubya” Bush is here, and everything is going to be swell.
The world took a collective breath and hoped that perhaps the rhetoric might be real. That is, until the more astute observers in the Internet world checked out www.whitehouse.gov at the moment of transition. They found that in an absolutely unprecedented transfer of power, the old Clinton White House site disappeared, and the new Bush White House site ventured forth on to the world stage.

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