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Bill Kristol Column Following Bush's Last Press Conference

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Bill Kristol overlooks the fact that more than 4,000 American servicemen and women have died in a totally unnecessary and fraudulent war that has cost the country billions.

Catching Up on the Garbage

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

My goodness, even at the end, Dick Cheney can't give a straight, honest comment, but is still trying to flimflam the public about Iraq.

Bush's Ultimate Exit Interview

The Progress Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Progress Report

by Faiz Shakir, Amanda Terkel, Satyam Khanna, Matt Corley, Benjamin Armbruster, Ali Frick, Ryan Powers, and Igor Volsky To receive The Progress Repor...

Bush's Final Press Conference: White House Interns Forced To Fill Seats

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bush's final press conference was, at best, a maladroit, awkward, and typically belated attempt at final fence-mending before the president leaves off...

Bush Mocks Presidents Who Feel Self-Pity

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"The phrase 'burdens of the office' is overstated," President Bush said today at his 47th and final presser. "You know, it's kind of like, 'Why me?'"...

Jason Linkins

Bush Describes Bailout Decisions As 'Difficult' When He Means 'Irresponsible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If this wasn't his last week on the job, maybe it'd be important to point out to the man that his "decisions" on the "financial crisis" were NOT decisions that "prevented" the crisis.

Bush and Cheney Mosey Off Into the Sunset, Cowboys Till the End

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

For all the frat boy smirking and righteous indignation about policies that even he now admits could have used a little more work, George Bush is not someone unmarked by his own presidency.

Bush's Last Press Conference Monday (VIDEO)

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a nostalgic final news conference, President George W. Bush defended his record vigorously and at times sentimentally Monday. He...

Photocomic: Bush's Economic Press Conference

236.com | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tuesday, President Bush addressed the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac crisis and the economy at large. In remarks to reporters, Bush endorsed the efforts o...

Sam Stein

Bush Echoes Obama: Afghanistan Is Descending Into Iraq-Like Insurgency

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush, during a news conference on Tuesday, compared current-day Afghanistan to the war in Iraq in the height of its insurgency. In the proce...

Bush On The Environment: Top 5 Stupidest Things Said Yesterday

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Olivia Zaleski

Although it's great to see Bush take on our nations concerns, I must call out five dumb things he said Tuesday. Most notably, "The president doesn't have a magic wand. You can't just say: 'Low gas!'"

The People of the United States vs. McClellan

Andrew Foster Altschul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Foster Altschul

McClellan's excuse of "I was just doing my job" is no more a valid defense now than it was at Nuremberg -- and I don't remember anyone there being sentenced to a lucrative book deal.

Why Ed Gillespie Doesn't Have A Leg To Stand On

Huf | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

White House counsel Ed Gillespie called yesterday's NBC interview with Bush "deceitful" — and reeled off other grievances. There's only one problem: He's pretty much wrong on every count.

Bush Press Conference: It's A "Tough Time For Our Economy"

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush, hoping to inoculate his party and his presidential legacy from election-year anger over the economy, heaped critici...

Bush Says US Not Headed Into a Recession

AP | TERENCE HUNT and JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush said Thursday the country is not recession-bound and, despite expressing concern about slowing economic growth, reje...

Bush On $4 Gas: "I Hadn't Heard That"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

During a White House news conference Thursday morning, President Bush said the country is not headed into a recession, noting that the government has ...

Bush: CNN's Candy Crowley Gave Me A Virus!

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

At this morning's press conference on Iran, serious talk eventually dwindled and the President made small talk with reporters. When conversation turn...

President Bush To Hold Press Conference This Morning

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush, entrenched in disputes with Congress over spending and the war in Iraq, wants to intensify pressure on lawmakers when he addresses the...