Gas Guzzler of the Week

GEORGE BUSH

After urging fuel conservation in the face of the Middle East crisis, he conspicuously consumed energy on his Maine vacation, using golf carts and cruising in his 28-ft. speedboat equipped with a pair of 260-h.p. motors that - burn roughly 20 gal. an hour. Estimated miles per gallon: 2.

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