Posted: January 11, 2014 Filed under: Mediasphere, Politics, White House | Tags: Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story, Bush, Bush family, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Ishmael Reed, Terry McAuliffe, Weekly Standard
Note: I’ve seen Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story, and really enjoyed it. If you get a chance to catch it on Netflix, or via Amazon, or the public library, I recommend it.
Jim Swift writes: A 2008 documentary reveals that Terry McAuliffe, who is being sworn in today as governor of Virginia, thinks that members of the Bush family “should all have been put away in jail.”
The documentary, Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story, features a clip of President George H.W. Bush’s 1989 Inaugural Address, where Bush discusses the need to “make kinder the face of the nation” with regard to “those who cannot free themselves of enslavement to whatever addiction—drugs, welfare, the demoralization that rules the slums.”
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