Jean Edward Smith's Bush is a biography of George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States. Bush was a talented politician with a sincere commitment to domestic policy issues such as education and Medicare expansion. However, his decision to go to war with Iraq in 2003 was disastrous. It undermined his presidency and his legacy.
Bush was born in 1946 into a powerful Republican political dynasty. His grandfather, Prescott, was a senator from Connecticut. His father, George H.W. Bush, served as CIA director and vice president to Ronald Reagan before becoming president from 1989 to 1993.
George W. Bush was an indifferent student and an aimless young man. His family connections, however, secured him a place at Yale and kept him out of active service in Vietnam. Family connections, reputation, and influence also kept him from suffering adverse consequences from his partying, womanizing, and drinking....
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I can't read President Bush's heart but it is most definitely troubling that a believer in Christ would lie and torture his way into believing himself a tool of God. Hubris as the author said is a good description of that horror. A particularly disgusting revelation was what he did regarding North Korea. I just can't understand that logic and I also still must say my heart would like an explanation by Mr. Bush himself though I can see why that would put him at risk. I t should. War profiteering is the same as manslaughter but people just give him a pass for Iraq. I don't I was a republican until then, not very politically aware until then but I was a voracious reader and history one of my favorite subjects. I pray the Blood of Christ over Mr. Bush and family.
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