We ran across some hilariously frightening photographs today that basically prove Prescott Bush wasn’t just a powerful Senator who funded Hitler’s rise to power and fathered some of the worst people ever born — he was also basically the Dick Cheney to various presidents such as “I Like” Ike Eisenhower, Richard Nixon and probably Bill Clinton, somehow.
Prescott Bush, right, helps President Eisenhower sign the executive order making John Kennedy illegal.
More foto fun, after the jump.
Prescott Bush, right, tells his protégé Dick Nixon not to “sweat” the 1960 election, due to Kennedy “probably not living beyond, say, November 1963.”
Prescott Bush, right hand, shows Ike the “chop chop” motion code for “assassinate JFK, RFK, MLK, Che Guevara, Salvador Allende, Juan José Torres, Harvey Milk, Steve Biko, Bob Marley, Abraham Lincoln and Julius Caesar.”
“That round thing on the shelf behind me? I control that thing.”
From Harper’s Bazaar, 1943. NINETEEN FORTY THREE, PEOPLE!
Mission Accomplished: Roland Harriman, Prescott Bush, Knight Woolley and R. Lovett in 1964.
Hey, wait, what? GHWB is already screwing shit up in the White House IN THE FIFTIES???
Preparing for the takeover, 1967.
And no Bush Family Photo Essay would be complete without this charmer from 1987, featuring a disheveled Bush 41 in bed with a miniature capstoned Masonic Pyramid sitting on his crotch as toddlers crawl around.
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