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  - Dave Schumaker - Goodreads

Molly Ivins' book was written before Bush was elected (err... ah hem, "elected") President in 2000 and details GW's various life achievements up to that point, such as founding Arbusto Energy (thought ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jerry Peace - Goodreads

So much fun reading about Little George's shenanigans. The tone of this book is "Some of this you may not have known but don't let it shock or surprise you. After all, this is Texas." I know exactly ... Read full review


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

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