Technically, the president isn't supposed to salute military officers. Because even though he's the commander-in-chief, he's a civilian. So General Eisenhower actually STOPPED saluting once he became president.
Someone wants "Smooth" to represent more than just the summer of 1999, because they've created a petition asking that it replace "Hail to the Chief" as the official Presidential Anthem of the United States. (???)
Governor Rick Perry says he is too busy concentrating on the Legislature to think about the presidential buzz around him this week. Perry spoke to reporters Thursday after a speech on turning Austin into a high-tech center.