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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

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    Yes, now liberals are "intolerant" because we make fun of someone! Tolerance means you can't criticize anyone for anything after all!
    Criticize? Sure. But a complete mischaracterization of someone is another story altogether. Sure, we may not like him, but the fact is that Bush is a voracious reader of serious books and is not the illiterate dunce that some have portrayed him as.
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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    Criticize? Sure. But a complete mischaracterization of someone is another story altogether. Sure, we may not like him, but the fact is that Bush is a voracious reader of serious books and is not the illiterate dunce that some have portrayed him as.
    But the real question is. "Is our children learning"?

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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    That reminds me of the that scene in A Fish Called Wanda where Kevin Klein says monkeys don't read Neitzsche and Jamie Lee Curtis says, "yes they do, they just don't understand it".
    Wow. Am I awesome or what?

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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    Criticize? Sure. But a complete mischaracterization of someone is another story altogether.
    Again - fine. That may be unfair, but it's not "intolerance."

    You throw out that word like it just means "bad". Kind of like the word "liberal" is abused to the point of meaninglessness.

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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    Putting aside partisan politics and how one views the former President's tenure in office, the book might well provide a learning opportunity. One might be able to better understand the President's decisionmaking, how he viewed events, what risks he had to confront, what trade-offs he believed were inherent in his decisions, his "big picture" view of the context in which the U.S. found itself, his perceptions concerning the unfolding economic crisis that likely has been the seminal event of the first decade of the 21st century (if not longer), etc. Reading such books can allow one greater insight into a President's tenure. I, for one, will look forward to reading the book when it is published.

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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    Do you read? Do you tell anyone about the books you read? Is there anybody in the world who could state how many books you read this year? Last year?

    How in the world would Rove know how many books Bush read? I'll tell you how - he told Bush how many books he read.
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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    how about obama's book, he got the title for the second from his gd reverend from the church of chickens roosting

    y'know, the spiritual mentor he said he could no more disavow than he could his own racist white gramma

    that is, just weeks before cutting off at the knees the man who married him to michelle and baptized his children

    talk about audacity

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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    how about obama's book, he got the title for the second from his gd reverend from the church of chickens roosting

    y'know, the spiritual mentor he said he could no more disavow than he could his own racist white gramma

    that is, just weeks before cutting off at the knees the man who married him to michelle and baptized his children

    talk about audacity
    So intolerant of you.

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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    Quote Originally Posted by donsutherland1 View Post
    Putting aside partisan politics and how one views the former President's tenure in office, the book might well provide a learning opportunity. One might be able to better understand the President's decisionmaking, how he viewed events, what risks he had to confront, what trade-offs he believed were inherent in his decisions, his "big picture" view of the context in which the U.S. found itself, his perceptions concerning the unfolding economic crisis that likely has been the seminal event of the first decade of the 21st century (if not longer), etc. Reading such books can allow one greater insight into a President's tenure. I, for one, will look forward to reading the book when it is published.
    You're right. It "should" be informative. We'll have to see. Going by things he said during his presidency, I doubt it. I will read it. But, I won't buy it.
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    Re: Memoir by George W Bush to be published in November

    just why DID ashcroft start flying private before 9-11?

    LOL!

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