The Bush legacy doesn’t end with My Pet Goat. A new book, even longer and with more words, is hailed as the closest thing to a Bush triumph.
The former President admits it’s “on the long side, but is much better than that Oliver Stone book.”
Mr. Bush thought long and hard on the title for his autobiography. The struggle for a title tugged at the core of the Bush’s being, and the effort marks the beginning and the end of his actual contributions.
“I’m still not sure if I should have gone with Clearing Brush,” said the former President to our own Cokie McGrath. Mr. Bush went on to say, “I like clearing brush.”
He then wandered off and started clearing brush. Somehow this reporter can’t help but think: “who pulled this man away from his golf, his baseball, and his brush clearing escapades? And can charges still be pressed against those individuals?”