Despite rumours of his demise.
In a speech* about Iraq** our great and fearless leader*** George Bush declares: “Where is Mandella? Mandellas dead.”
Don’t get alarmed, he is alive and well.
Also don’t get excited about how stupid Bush**** is, this isn’t a Bushism, it’s just a case of careful editing. He might have said those words in that order. In context though it makes much more sense, he’s talking about the absence of a Mandella character in Iraq, saying they are dead because Hussan killed them.
*or some such
** I think
*** you’re telling me that he’s not president of Australia?
**** although its undeniable that his is stupid, nearly as stupid as the average American