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George H. W. Bush bowkin incident

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The George H. W. Bush bowkin incident wus an incident that occurrit on 9 Januar 1992 at aroon 8:20 p.m. JST, when Preses o the Unitit States, George H. W. Bush, faintit an clyted efter bowkin at a banquet hostit bi the then Prime Meenister o Japan, Kiichi Miyazawa. Bush bowked on Miyazawa's laup. Bush later spaik tae the press, sayin 'at he haed the 24-oor haingles.[1]

Efter the event, monie comedians geck'd at Bush acause o the incident. This, alangside the broccoli stramash, wis seen as an ensample o yin o Bush's poleetical gaffes.[2] The incident wus taulkit anent abreed. Monie yeirs latter in Japan, Bush wus rememberit fur this event.[3] Accordin tae the Encyclopedia of political communication, "The incident caused a wave of late night television jokes and ridicule in the international community, even coining Busshu-suru which literally means 'to do the Bush thing'."[4]

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  1. Wines, Michael (9 Januar 1992). "Bush Collapses at State Dinner With the Japanese". New York Times. Retrieved 28 August 2009. President Bush fell suddenly ill and collapsed at a state dinner being given for him Wednesday night at the home of the Japanese Prime Minister. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  2. Kaid, Lynda Lee; Holtz-Bacha, Christina (2008). Encyclopedia of Political Communication (in Inglis). SAGE. p. 114. ISBN 978-1-4129-1799-5.
  3. Peter McKillop, "Letter from Japan: Back to the Future: Will George W. Bush carry on his father's (barfing) legacy?, Time Asia found at Time Asia archives Archived 2009-04-12 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed September 19, 2009.
  4. Hersh, Brandon Jay (2008). "Bush, George H. W. (1924– )". In Kaid, Lynda Lee; Holtz-Bacha, Christina (eds.). Encyclopedia of Political Communication (in Inglis). 1. SAGE. p. 72. ISBN 978-1-4129-1799-5.