Barbara Bush: Marie Antoinette for Our Time

“I feel so much better. I read… that Barbara Bush has toured the site where poor people have been relocated to Houston. She told a radio interviewer on Marketplace Monday, ‘Everyone is so overwhelmed by the hospitality. And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them. They are faring far better than before Katrina.

“Well, shut my mouth, Barbara Bush is so kind to the under privileged. I mean after all, poor folks don’t really care about their home or their jobs or where they live or the lives of their children.

“Poor folks aren’t like rich folks according to this lady. But if you recall, this is the woman who said a couple of year ago that she did not watch body bags being transported home from the war because it wasn’t a pretty site. I guess it didn’t involve her family. Let’s call Barbara Bush Marie Antoinette.”

— Judy Rozzelle

One comment

  • Kay Ballenger
    September 7, 2005 - 10:37 am | Permalink

    Bar had said she didn’t want to mess with her “beautiful mind” by looking at the body bags coming in from Iraq.

    Never forget: this is the woman who reared W.

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