I was alerted to

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I was alerted to another gem from Bush in the Brian Williams interview. When asked about reading The Stranger, Bush explained: “I was in Crawford and I said I was looking for a book to read and Laura said you oughtta try Camus, I also read three Shakespeare’s.”

Three Shakespeare’s?

It’s as if Jethro from The Beverly Hillbillies were President–not a real hillbilly, which I wouldn’t much begrudge someone, but a Hollywood spoof of a hillbilly.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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