Notes on the Year: George W. Bush is attempting to brush aside history by creating portraits of cats and landscapes. It's not working. This was the year that George W. Bush, five years after his calamitous presidency, came in from the...Show More Summary
A federal investigation has revealed that a lawyer who headed the Office of Special Counsel (OSP) in the George W. Bush administration allegedly disliked gay workers so much that he tried to "ship" them to a new office in Detroit. Scott...Show More Summary
President Obama swept to the White House in 2008 behind a message of hope and change. Washington was broken, and he said he was the key to fixing it. Coming amid an economic crisis, and after eight long years of George W. Bush, the message resonated with voters. Show More Summary
Driven by an animus against homosexuals, Scott Bloch, a former head of the Office of Special Counsel in the George W. Bush administration, improperly reassigned a group of Washington employees to Detroit, according to a government report released Wednesday. Bloch,...
By Justin Wilson, Labor Pains When it comes to “converts,” you either love them or hate them. In the case of Diane Ravitch, who started her career as an Assistant Secretary of Education in George H.W. Bushe’s administration and is finishing it up as a dyed-in-the-wool teachers union shill, the American Federation of Teachers and Ravitch have an unsurprising love affair.
He's no George Bush, but the eBay bidding is already well north of $100K on a George Zimmerman patriot painting.
The clip, below — — doesn't show the whole interaction, but the text at Politico does:Klayman’s appearance Tuesday night on CNN was preceded by a profile of him that included a quotation from a former George W. Bush staffer saying his...Show More Summary
A Connecticut jury awarded the ex-wife of John Michael Farren, former deputy counsel to George W. Bush, $28 million in damages after Farren brutally attacked her with a flashlight when she asked for a divorce. Read more...
A Vanity Fair article by Juli Weiner:But if you are younger than 24, you might not have attended anti-Bush rallies in high school and in college. You might not have pinned “SHRUB” buttons to your tote bag, and might not even remember Bush as a war-lovin’, vowel-droppin’, faux-folksy, ostentatiously religious Connecticut cowboy. Show More Summary
Nearly five years from the inauguration of President Obama an overwhelming majority of Democrats continue to blame George W. Bush for the nation's economic troubles. The Washington Post released the results of a new poll today. The results were mostly bad for the President but more mixed for people's views on Obamacare. Show More Summary
Yuval Levin is the editor of National Affairs, as well as the Hertog fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a contributing editor to National Review and the Weekly Standard. He was a member of George W. Bush's domestic policy staff. His new book … Continue reading ?
On Tuesday, National Journal Editorial Director Ron Fournier published a column examining the similarities between the first year of President Barack Obama’s second term and that of former President George W. Bush. He observed that the parallels are eerie and Obama runs the risk of leaving office with a dubious record of achievements. Show More Summary
Just file this one under "Only In America".George W. Bush isn’t the only famous person named George developing a brand new career as a painter. That’s right, the first-ever painting by George Zimmerman appeared on eBay this week and it’s really something. Show More Summary
Just wait ’til next year. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, former George H.W. Bush Council of Economic Advisors Chairman Michael Boskin outlines in stunning detail the horror set to unfold as Obamacare really starts to kick in next year. Hide the children. Here are the... -
At National Journal, Ron Fournier lays out nine analogues between George W. Bush's generally disastrous second term and Barack Obama's. From the top: Bush wasted no time plotting an expansive vision for his second erm, ordering speechwriters to produce an Inaugural Address that made "ending tyranny in our world" official U.S. Show More Summary
"This is the kind of painting that makes George Bush look like Rembrandt. This is either traced from a Photoshop printout or copied with hack exactitude. But it is a painting about conformity and is painted in a comformist style."
Prominent American painter and philanthropist George W. Bush—the post-aughts iteration of the former United States President—has managed a resurgence as a beloved personality and even online "hipster icon." So warns Vanity Fair, asking with dread how a man so "uncool" could be so popular with young people. Show More Summary
George W. Bush isn't the only famous person named George developing a brand new career as a painter. That's right, the first-ever painting by George Zimmerman appeared on eBay this week and it's really something.
Liberal MSNBC host Rachel Maddow now has a monthly column in the Washington Post. In her first installment she writes, "Unlike the Reagan administration, the first Bush administration and the Clinton administration, the George W. Bush presidency elevated precisely no one to the ranks of national leadership who wasn't there before.... Show More Summary
The former president was hardly the cowboy of popular imagination, nor did he rely so heavily on his deputy, Dick Cheney.