Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Disappointment with George Bush has been his wife

I was largely disappointed with George Bush's presidency. He spent too much, listened to the wrong advisers too often, and did little to offer cogent explanations about any of it. I think his deficiencies paved the way for the disastrous administration we now have.

I had largely gotten over my disappointment with George Bush, but then his wife Laura released her new book. I have not read it, nor will I. I can't imagine enjoying a book by a first lady. I have viewed two interviews with Laura Bush about the book. In both interviews she made clear she is essentially in favor of Gay marriage and legalized abortion. When asked if she differed with her husband on these matters, she clearly stated she did. Her reasoning was entirely relativistic: two "committed" people should have the same (marital) rights regardless of gender. Abortion should remain legal so it is safe (safe for who?).

Sad. Disappointing.


Woody Woodward said...

I am shocked! I knew that she was making the rounds promoting her new “tell all” book, but had no idea she had “politically corrected” her beliefs to such a despicable degree of disgusting compromise. What a terrible disappointment!

Perry said...

....yeah, safe for the murderers.

Rick Calohan said...

Sad and disappointing yes but not surprising and I think allot of it has to do with the baby boomer generation and the “me” first mentality. It seems that the vocal part of this generation has control of the media, including publishing and these same liberal progressive social views that have devastated this nation.

While I too was disappointed by former President George W. Bush, especially after “Mission Accomplished” and placating to the opposition I think now it is time to take down the portrait of the former first couple from my library.

Woody Woodward said...

Rick, I did that a long time ago in my office, but still have ole' Ronnie's pic standing tall!

Michael Lockridge said...

Perhaps I am a little off from the "norm." My Libertarian leanings drive a desire to get the government out of the marriage business entirely. If one marries under the authority of a Christian order of some sort, then the ban on homosexual marriages applies. If under another authority, that authority applies. The government should have nothing to do with marriage.