Irked by a reporter who told him he seemed to be “off his game” at a Beijing public appearance, President George W. Bush sought to make a hasty exit from a news conference but was thwarted by locked doors. —
Locked doors thwart Bush’s bid to duck question
 (Reuters | MyWay)

In Bush’s defense, that was a rather hostile, extremely biased question, along the lines of, “When did you stop beating your wife?”



Because Bush himself supplied the verb “escape,” the POTUS has probably supplied humorists with enough material for weeks.



Real life is rarely as good as The Onion (See “Clinton Escapes Through Air Vent“), but this comes close.