Tick, Tock, Dick Docked

The big story blowing up the blogosphere today is whether Dubya had his watch stolen when he dove into that rare adoring crowd in Albania. Watch the video between 0:50 and 1:10 and see Dubya’s watch disappear in what some are calling “the pickpocket of the century.” The White House is claiming that Bush merely removed his watch and handed it to a Secret Service agent, but that doesn’t seem to be what happens from what I can see in the video. Bush wears (or wore, depending on your opinion) a $50 Timex. Reuters is saying that Bush put his hand behind his back for the guard to remove the watch. Whatever happened, it’s funny that this has become “big news”.