George W. Bush
An Unauthorized Oral History
By Tom Ruprecht
Tom was so excited about the book that he couldn’t help himself… he went to the Amazon book review site. It’s a site where readers review books they’ve read. So this one woman from Texas loved the book. Says she laughed out loud many times. She gave the book 5 stars. Tom was thrilled. Out of curiosity, he checked to see what she thought of other books she read. Tom saw that she read and critiqued “Catcher in the Rye.” She gave that 4 stars. Tom’s book got 5 stars. We got a real classic on our hands.”
I was captain of my college baseball team; he was a male cheerleader. I was a war hero; he was a draft dodger. I was a respected world leader; he’s a buffoon. Is it any wonder the dope doesn’t believe in evolution?” –George H. W. Bush, former president
During the Russian summit, instead of “Ha
As seen on the Late Show with David Letterman- Letterman: Any reaction from the President? Ruprecht: “I’m not really worried about George Bush reading a book.”
Emmy-nominated humorist and political writer Tom Ruprecht offers up the first faux oral history of the United States’ 43rd president. George W. Bush’s life is presented in chronological order-from infancy to the beer-soaked floor of a Yale fraternity house, and from blowing off his questionable tenure with the National Guard to blowing off his presidential duties. Inspired quotes from the president’s inner circle reveal long-simmering tensions between George H. W. and Barbara Bush; Condoleezza’s unrequited love; Cheney’s descent into madness; and much, much more.
About the Author
Tom Ruprecht is political writer for the Late Show with David Letterman, where he has been nominated for eight Emmys. He has contributed to a number of humor collections and writes for the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, McSweeney's, and GQ. He lives in New York, N.Y.
This website contains affiliate links. If you buy something through one of those links, you don’t pay a penny more, but we receive a small commission.