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    BusHitler doesn't have to pack, the Rovian mind machine will be started soon.

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    It'll take George and Laura less time to pack then it took the Clintons - because they won't be stealing a bunch of stuff from the WH when they pack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jinxmchue View Post
    It takes 6 months to pack?

    Well, maybe when you're a DUmp monkey living in your mom's basement, it takes that long to pack up all your Cheetos and porn.
    I don't know about you, but it takes me at LEAST 6 months to pack up all my porn. :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by jediab View Post
    I don't know about you, but it takes me at LEAST 6 months to pack up all my porn. :D
    Get a bigger hard drive. :D
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    What all would President Bush and Laura have to pack, anyway? The overwhelming majority of furnishings belong to the White House and will remain there. Clothes and personal belongings are about all that's left.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jinxmchue View Post
    What all would President Bush and Laura have to pack, anyway? The overwhelming majority of furnishings belong to the White House and will remain there. Clothes and personal belongings are about all that's left.
    And that stuff that needed packing would be handled by White House staff members so the Bush's wouldn't be doing any packing at all.
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    The obamessiah will just Hope it in and away
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zathras View Post
    And that stuff that needed packing would be handled by White House staff members so the Bush's wouldn't be doing any packing at all.
    Yeah, but still, I don't think they'd have that much to pack.

    Plus, presidents have been packing up at the ends of their terms for decades and decades. The process is probably down to a science (hampered only by juvenile vandals employed by the Clintoons).
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    Plus, presidents have been packing up at the ends of their terms for decades and decades. The process is probably down to a science (hampered only by juvenile vandals employed by the Clintoons).
    It is. The WH has it all down pat, procedures in place for decades.
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    Here is an article about the Clinton's move:


    White House staff ready for presidential move


    December 4, 2000
    Web posted at: 11:58 AM EST (1658 GMT)

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- On Inauguration Day, in a frenzied but carefully choreographed four hours, Bill and Hillary Clinton and their household goods down to toothbrushes will be moved out of the White House.

    As the inaugural parade rolls by outside, a new presidential family will be moved in, right up to stocking the pantry with their favorite foods and snacks.

    Standing at the intersection of incoming and outgoing streams of furniture and crates, watching as teams of workers empty closets of one president's pinstripes and fill them with another's, will be Gary Walters, a 30-year White House veteran whose title of chief usher is an inheritance from the 19th century.

    The move is wrenching for all concerned and Walters, 53, has commonsense rules, starting with the obvious "Don't panic!" and ending with the catchall, "Be prepared for anything!"
    Inauguration Day is the supreme test. "There is no more complex or demanding time," Walters said at the conference, sponsored by the White House Historical Association.

    He explained that regardless of the outcome of this or any election the staff remains loyal and committed to the comfort of the outgoing first family until noon on Inauguration Day.

    But after that is rule is, "We will adopt the new family's routine, and not the other way around."
    The move begins when the new and old first families leave together for the Capitol, shortly before noon on Jan. 20.

    Pre-positioned moving vans move up to the South Portico. Teams of workers move furniture and boxes in -- and out. Upstairs there are packers and unpackers. Teams of "placers" position new furniture and hang clothes in newly emptied closets.

    The two aims, Walters said, are that "the departing family be as much at home on inaugural morning as is humanly possible" and that "the new first family comes into a White House which has been transformed into their home."

    That means "their clothes in the closets, not in boxes," he said. "Their furniture in the place they have designated and even their favorite foods and snacks in the pantry."

    One of the most important activities of the day, Walters said, is the preparation of an inventory of everything the new first family brings to the White House with them.

    "We need to know what they bring with them so that when they depart they take everything that belongs to them and nothing that belongs to the government," Walters said.

    It all has to be done in four hours.

    "I get to answer all the questions and be a kind of traffic cop," Walters said.

    "Eight years ago this was an amazing feat," he said. "I had lost my voice to laryngitis and had to write everything on a pad of paper
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