Bill Clinton and George Bush the elder have already been
presumed buddies for some time since they started traversing the globe promoting their joint philanthropic
enterprises. But if there was any lingering
political ill-will between the ex-presidents, Barbara and George quashed it
during a conversation with Larry King. Read his lips: the families are
actually quite amicable, they'll have us know. In fact, sometimes Bush
and Clinton even give each other a ring just to feel each others' pain.
(Stale presidential puns cease here.)
"About two or three days
before the wedding, we're in Maine, I think, and we get a phone call
from Bill Clinton. Nothing to do with the wedding, just he's busy. He
just called up, how are you doing? I have a very good personal
relationship with him," remarked George Bush to King.
on the other hand, took longer to succumb to the charms of Clinton. "It
took me a little while, I confess. But you can't dislike Bill Clinton.
He's very likable. And he was so good to George," she relayed about the
traveling experiences of the two.
And George Jr., the
ex-decider? Well, there's a reason he's been keeping close contact with
his parents since he left the White House. "I have a feeling that Bill
wishes he had a father like George, truthfully," mused Barbara.
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