Bill Quick noted this morning that he bet Dubya would look better in his flight suit than Dukakis did in his tank helmet. Judge for yourselves:

AP Photo/Denis Poroy


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  1. April says:

    Look out Tom Cruise…

  2. jen says:

    Anyone else find it ironic that Dukakis was running against the studly guy’s father? Who was, back in the day, a studly guy himself, I’d bet.

  3. Fred Boness says:

    Studly father was a WWII Navy pilot and the only other President I can think of who could have pulled this off as well.

  4. jim k says:

    When I see this photo, to me it looks like Mr. Rogers driving a tank through the neighborhood.