Tuesday, September 04, 2007

The Bush Legacy...

“I’ll give some speeches, just to replenish the ol’ coffers.” With assets that have been estimated as high as nearly $21 million, Mr. Bush added, “I don’t know what my dad gets — it’s more than 50-75” thousand dollars a speech, and “Clinton’s making a lot of money.”

Then he said, “We’ll have a nice place in Dallas,” where he will be running what he called “a fantastic Freedom Institute” promoting democracy around the world. But he added, “I can just envision getting in the car, getting bored, going down to the ranch.”

From the new book Dead Certain by Robert Draper, as excerpted here in the New York Times.

I don't think any more need be added by me - it says enough on its own.

Watch an interview with the author on MSNBC's Harball with Chris Matthews.

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