Americana: Banzai Bunny

While fishing in Plains, Ga., last April, President Carter glanced up to discover the approach of an unusual foe —an enraged rabbit. Just why a rabbit was swimming straight for the Carter canoe, teeth flashing and nostrils flaring, was unclear. Carter later surmised that perhaps the creature was fleeing an attacker. In any event, he did the sensible thing. He fended off the animal with a paddle. That at least was what they were saying around the White House last week. Claimed they had a picture showing the whole thing, but no, they were not about to release it. Said an...

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