George W. Bush

politics

What I Learned Watching Karl Rove and David Axelrod Talk for Five Damn Hours

Surely a webinar taught by two of the most successful campaigners of the 21st century would contain some insight, right? Right?
Eve Peyser
11.2.18
politics

For Politics to Get Less Tribal, the Republicans Have to Lose

Norm Ornstein, America's preeminent scholar of partisanship, doesn't see an easy path forward.
Eve Peyser
10.9.18
Views My Own

Reminder: George W. Bush Is Still Very, Very Bad

He's not cute! Why is everyone saying he's cute?
Eve Peyser
9.4.18
poli-tbt-ics

#TBT: How a Philly Cheesesteak Destroyed America

The humiliation of John Kerry over a bad sandwich order tells you a lot about how the media covers politics.
Christopher Hooks
4.26.18
politics

Will Democrats Like Trump in 2029? Probably!

It took George W. Bush a short nine years to rehabilitate his image.
Eve Peyser
10.25.17
Film

'Wall Street' Is a Direct Reflection of Trump's America

Thirty years later, Oliver Stone's douchebag monument is pretty spot-on about the mess we’re in.
Frederick Blichert
10.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Taps Christopher Wray to Lead the FBI

Wray served as an assistant attorney general under George W. Bush and represented New Jersey Governor Chris Christie amid the "Bridgegate" scandal.
Lauren Messman
6.7.17
politics

Every US President Cozies Up to Dictators

Trump's praise of foreign strongmen is unusually effusive, but America has a long history of alliances with authoritarians.
Mike Pearl
5.4.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

George W. Bush Thought Trump's Inauguration Was 'Some Weird Shit,' Apparently

The former president reportedly had some choice words to say after Donald Trump's 'American carnage' speech.
Lauren Messman
3.30.17
politics

Don't Be Tricked by George W. Bush's Cute Grandpa Act

The former president shouldn't get credit for not being Donald Trump.
Eve Peyser
3.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

George W. Bush Says We 'Need Answers' About Trump and Russia

The former president also spoke out against Trump's anti-media crusade.
River Donaghey
2.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Is Expected to Name Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary

Chao, who is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, could become the first Asian American woman to ever hold a cabinet position.
Lauren Messman
11.29.16