WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 4: The National Christmas Tree stands lit on the Ellipse in front of the White House December 4, 2003 in Washington, DC. U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush were accompanied by two members of the Washington Boys and Girls Club to light up the tree during the annual Pageant of Peace event. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 4:  The National Christmas Tree stands lit on the Ellipse in front of the White House December 4, 2003 in Washington, DC. U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush were accompanied by two members of the Washington Boys and Girls Club to light up the tree during the annual Pageant of Peace event.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)