Bush, Leno Talk Obama's Dancing Skills
Former prez admits to never actually watching 'Tonight Show'
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 19, 2010 8:54 AM CST
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(Newser) – Jay Leno thanked last night's guest, George W. Bush, for "all the material" over the past 10 years—only to find out that, awkward!, W. never actually watched the Tonight Show. "I don't want to hurt your feelings, but I was asleep," he explained to Leno. The two went on to discuss such important topics as Bush vs. Obama: Who is the better dancer? "President Obama," said Bush without hesitation, after watching clips of Obama dancing in India and himself dancing at a malaria awareness event.

The two laughed over other famous clips from Bush's time in the Oval Office, and of course talked about Decision Points, which Leno called "an easy read." In addition to a few serious topics of conversation (9/11, Saddam Hussein, Hurricane Katrina), Bush also weighed in on the 2012 election (he has no idea if Sarah Palin will run, but "my candidate is not going to run—my brother Jeb") and recalled how he used to sing the Yale fight song to put his twins to sleep, noting that it's "quite surprising to people that I could sing, or went to Yale." Watch the entire interview in the gallery.

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Ivan
Nov 21, 2010 8:26 PM CST
Can't blame a man for fixing your fuck ups... A man without exit strategy bit was amusing if it wasn't for a fact that there are people still dying for nothing.
brownbare292
Nov 19, 2010 7:33 PM CST
Does anyone out there think that he might run again in 2012, he's got my vote !!!!
Cannibal_Karl
Nov 19, 2010 5:07 PM CST
is it just me or did he seem much more witty there than he ever did as president.