Monday, January 28, 2008

You put the jitterbug into my brain



Of course there's going to be a George W. Bush Presidential Library. I mean, lots and lots of people voted for him - twice - so he's president, and presidents get presidential libraries, no matter how ridiculous it might sound. It would help, I think, if they called them archives, since after all they are mostly repositories for unique documents, and thus centers for scholarship (as distinct from education).

Anyway, The Chronicle of Higher Education is holding a Back-of-the-Envelope Bush Library Design Contest for the GWB POTUS Library. I believe they may be expecting a great deal of sarcasm in the entries they receive.