01/09/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'The Silence of the Lamb': Matt Lauer's George Bush Interview

There was no way to tell from the advance publicity and clips how poorly Matt Lauer would perform in his primetime interview with George W. Bush tonight, part of the ex-president's book-flacking tour (which will now move on to Oprah and a lengthy embed at Fox News). Oh, we had our suspicions based on Lauer's track record, but the reality was even worse than the fantasy.

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