Faced with the biggest crisis of his political life, President Bush has hit the bottle again, The National Enquirer reveals.
Bush, who said he quit drinking the morning after his 40th birthday, has started boozing amid the Katrina catastrophe.
Bush is under the worst pressure of his two terms in office and his popularity is near an all-time low. The handling of the Katrina crisis and troop losses in Iraq have fueled public discontent and pushed Bush back to drink.
A Washington source said: “The sad fact is that he has been sneaking drinks for weeks now. Laura may have only just caught him