Shrub: The Short But Happy Political Life of George W. Bush

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Thorndike Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 287 pages
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When it comes to reporting on politics, nobody does it smarter or funnier than bestselling author Molly Ivins. Here she focuses her Texas-size smarts on the biggest politician in her home state: Governor George Walker Bush. A candidate of vague speeches and an ambiguous platform, Bush leads the pack of GOP 2000 presidential hopefuls; "Dubya" could very well be our next president. What voters need now is an original, smart, and accessible analysis of Bush -- one that leaves the "youthful indiscretions" to the tabloids and gets to the heart of his policies and motivations. Ivins is just the woman for the job.

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Review: Shrub: The Short but Happy Political Life of George W. Bush

User Review  - Mike Jensen - Goodreads

Why didn't more people read this before the 2000 Presidential election? This expose of George Bush's failed dealings in business and as Governor of Texas fairly predicted his failings as President. It ... Read full review

Review: Shrub: The Short but Happy Political Life of George W. Bush

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

I read this back when W. was still a relatively innocent letter. Molly Ivins is a legendary Texas writer who gives us a pretty thorogh history of our mighty leader and his many failures. I still have ... Read full review


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Lou Dubose has been the editor of The Texas Observer, since 1987.

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