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Two Views on Bush: Savior vs. Dimwit

Charles Krauthammer and Jonathan Chait at opposite poles

(Newser) - Yesterday's dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library—along with his rising poll numbers —has led to lots of renewed pontificating about the Bush legacy. A sample of the pro and con camps:
  • Pro: Bush often gets reduced to the slogan, "He kept us safe.
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Elder Bush's Loud Socks Steal Show (Again)

George HW known for his distinctive style in foot fashion

(Newser) - They were hard to miss, really—the pink socks worn by George HW Bush at today's dedication of his son's presidential library. A sartorial slip by the 88-year-old? Nope, loud socks are becoming his signature style, reports , which notes that he busted out red-white-and-blue ones earlier... More »

Best Quotes From the Bush Library Dedication

'We made the tough decisions,' says George W.

(Newser) - George W. Bush's presidential library got its formal dedication today in Dallas, with all five living presidents making the trip. "Oh happy day," Bush said as he took the stage. "41, it is awesome that you are here today," continued the man of honor in... More »

Bush: I'm 'Very Comfortable' With Decision on Iraq

Describes relations with Cheney as 'cordial' on eve of library dedication

(Newser) - George W. Bush's library and museum get dedicated in Dallas tomorrow, and the former president has been making the interview rounds in advance. In one, he tells Diane Sawyer of ABC News that he is "very comfortable" with his decision to invade Iraq, even though no WMDs turned... More »

Cheney, Bush Reunite at Library Groundbreaking

Former VP says public perception of his old boss is improving

(Newser) - George W. Bush and Dick Cheney were best buds again today, giving each other high praise as they shared a stage for the first time since their final tense days in office, reports ABC News . The groundbreaking at Bush's presidential library at SMU also marked a rare appearance by Cheney... More »

Bizarre Collection Headed to Bush Library

From cowboy hats to swords to classified files

(Newser) - George W. Bush’s $300 million presidential library will be filled with documents, including many classified files. In all, it’ll boast roughly 68 million pages of documents, 175 million e-mails, 3,845,912 photos, and more videos than any previous president's library. But it’ll also have a wide... More »

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