Bush says “tired of politics”

March 25, 2010

Former U.S. President George W. Bush said in Dallas on Thursday that he was weary of politics but hoped his institute would play a role in public policy debates. HAITI/
    
“The truth of the matter is, I am tired of politics,” Bush, back to his Texas energy roots, told a conference on natural gas sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute and Southern Methodist University’s Cox Maguire Energy Institute.    

But he said he and his wife Laura were “not just interested in retiring” to the family ranch in Crawford, Texas.    

“We want to be active participants in the debate that affects America. We wanted to have a policy center … out of which will come action plans,” Bush said.
    
The institute is the policy arm of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, which is being built in Dallas.

Photo credit: Reuters/Eduardo Munoz (Bush in Haiti on March 22)

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Think of all the political inovation we will miss out on.

Posted by ryda77 | Report as abusive

What Texas energy roots? He never had a successful energy business while in Texas, and the only reason the Texas Rangers business was successful was the team got some sweetheart deals courtesy of the local courts down there.

Posted by borisjimbo | Report as abusive

Hey boris. It doesn’t matter. He is retired and not a threat to you in any way.

Wow. Just can’t stop, can you?

Posted by TyC | Report as abusive

Clinton is retired, but that doesn’t stop conservatives from bashing him, does it? Oh, wait, IOKIYAR.

Posted by Yellow105 | Report as abusive

Yellow.You are boring…

Posted by TyC | Report as abusive

Just keeping you honest. Which is a monumental task. Impossible, really.

Posted by Yellow105 | Report as abusive