The news that former President George W. Bush’s poll numbers have improved dramatically since he left office in 2009 was greeted by conservatives on Tuesday with a mixture of vindication and glee. According to Gallup, by 49 to 46 percent, Bush’s favorability rating had exceeded his unfavorability rating for the first time since 2005. Show More Summary
On Monday, Michael Mukasey, President George W. Bush’s former attorney general, sat down with Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade to discuss the revelations which came out last week regarding the NSA’s indiscriminate information warehousing program. Show More Summary
Joe Scarborough faced Nicolle Wallace, former communications director for President George W. Bush, on Friday's Morning Joe when he questioned a government that has the power — and has used that power — to snoop on phone calls and internet activity of its citizens. Show More Summary
On Thursday, conservative radio host Michelle Malkin vigorously defended the National Security Agency’s program of monitoring communications under the administration of President George W. Bush, but criticized what that program had become under President Barack Obama. Show More Summary
Bill Maher savaged former President George W Bush on Friday night over Bush's annual Memorial Day 100K with wounded veterans of the Iraq War. "I found this to be nauseating," Maher said. "First he sends them off to war to get their limbs blown off, then he has them over for a barbecue. This is like the Cleveland guy having a pizza party for those girls he had in his basement."
Last week, GOP strategist and frequent MSNBC guest Ron Christie got a bad case of The Fonzies, and couldn't quite bring himself to say that George W. Bush appointed former IRS Director Doug Schulman, who oversaw the agency while it was targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. Show More Summary
Is it possible that the right-leaning Tea Party was being forced to reconcile onerous information requests from the Internal Revenue Service because former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman, who was appointed by President George W. Bush, thought the nascent conservative movement reflected poorly on the Republican Party? This was the subject of debate on MSNBC on Monday.
The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum opened its doors to the public last week and this morning MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry delivered a highly critical open letter to former president Bush about the exhibit dedicated to Hurricane Katrina.
Depending on whom you ask, of course, it's many trillions of dollars, but why quibble? In an interview with The Chicago Tribune, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor questioned the Court's decision to award George W. Bush the presidency, a decision in which Justice O'Connor cast the deciding vote. Show More Summary
It is somehow fitting that our week of all George W. Bush, all the time is ending with the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner. Because, while our 43rd president spent the whole week basking in the glow of polite revisionist history,...Show More Summary
A Fox News Channel panel exploring the media’s reaction to the opening of George W. Bush’s Presidential Library on Thursday tore into what they characterized as the scornful reaction to the day’s events displayed by a variety of MSNBC hosts and The Daily Show host Jon Stewart. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart had some good nostalgic fun tonight taking on the George W. Bush presidential library for trying to dust over the actual legacy of the former president's administration. Stewart was very excited to dust off his old Bush impression...Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow used a rather colorful analogy to sum up Thursday's events commemorating the opening of the George W. Bush presidential library. She reminded viewers of the infamous poop cruise that got CNN so worked up earlier this year,...Show More Summary
Most of Thursday afternoon's edition of Fox News' The Five was dedicated to former White House press secretary Dana Perino's extended interview with George W. Bush. But towards the end of the show, the hosts got a chance to tackle the latest developments in the Boston bombing case, and they were not pleased.
After speaking at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library in Dallas this morning, President Obama traveled to Waco, Texas where he paid tribute to the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion that has claimed up to 15 lives. Show More Summary
CNN's resident media critic sent out a video on Thursday afternoon criticizing Fox News for having former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino interview her former boss George W. Bush upon the opening of his new presidential library in Dallas, Texas.
Speaking at the dedication ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Library on Thursday, former President Jimmy Carter offered Bush warm thanks and congratulations for his tenure as the nation’s commander-in-chief. Carter praised...Show More Summary
On Wednesday night, The Last Word host Lawrence O'Donnell and panel did their level best to turn a cold hose on the panting humpery that has attended the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library, particularly the conservative effort to turn terrorism into a game of Parcheesi, and then cheat at it. Show More Summary
The dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Liberry And Museum has resulted in a flurry of interviews with the last Republican to occupy the White House, and a historical whitewashing worthy of an army of Tom Sawyer's friends. In one such interview, aired on Wednesday night's Anderson Cooper 360, CNN's John King took former President George W. Show More Summary
All five of the living presidents of the United States gathered together in Dallas, Texas Thursday to help George W. Bush dedicate his presidential library. The speeches given by President Barack Obama and former presidents Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton heaped praise on the younger Bush, along with some gentle ribbing.