So now we know where George Bush comes by his remarkable sense of social justice. The following is a story about Barbara Bush and her razor sharp observations and magnanimous sense of compassion.
She was part of a group in Houston today at the Astrodome that included her husband and former President Bill Clinton, who were chosen by her son, the current president, to head fundraising efforts forthe recovery. Sen. Hilary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama were also present. In a segment at the top of the show on the surge of evacuees to the Texas city, Barbara Bush said: “Almost everyone Iíve talked to says we’re going to move to Houston.”Then she added: “What Iím hearing which is sort of scary is they all want to stay in Texas. Everyone is so overwhelmed by the hospitality.”And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this–this (she chuckles slightly) is working very well for them.”