From the very first question: will we ever have a world as safe as the world we grew up in? You know, the world in which schoolchildren practiced “duck and cover” drills as a response to the threat of complete global annihilation? Yeah, that world was really safe, Bob. If only we could be that safe again.

Aside from the terrible moderator: did Bush’s people tell him that what the American people really want to see in a president is a sniggering frat boy?