Bushism of the Day.
Bushism of the Day.
The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
May 19 2006 12:18 PM

Bushism of the Day

"That's George Washington, the first president, of course. The interesting thing about him is that I read three—three or four books about him last year. Isn't that interesting?"—Showing German newspaper reporter Kai Diekmann the Oval Office, Washington, D.C., May 5, 2006

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