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FROM CNN's Jack Cafferty:
First Lady Laura Bush confirmed to the Associated Press today that she has met with publishers and is planning on writing a memoir.
An executive involved in the meetings with the first lady tells the AP that Mrs. Bush plans to write "a positive book with a minimum of criticism."
If it happens, she will be the next in a long line of former first ladies to become an author. Hillary Clinton, Nancy Reagan and Laura Bush's own mother-in-law, Barbara Bush, have all been published. Books by first ladies have done well and have actually had more dependable appeal than those by former presidents. Laura Bush is certainly more likable than her husband if you believe the polls.
President George W. Bush has recently expressed an interest in writing a book as well, but publishers have apparently told him to hold off. Considering the fact that seventy-six percent of those polled in a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey earlier this month disapprove of how President Bush is handling his job, that's not exactly a big surprise.
Here’s my question to you: Would you rather read a book by Laura Bush or George W. Bush?
Interested to know which ones made it on air?
I wouldn't read a book by either one. If it weren't for Laura Bush, George Bush wouldn't have been elected, and we wouldn't have had the past eight abysmal years. She helped to legitimize him. I can't stand her.
Kathie from Kennesaw, Georgia writes:
So my choice is between a snoozer or a loser? I will take your book, Jack. Can I get a free copy?
Pete from Florida writes:
Quit fishing for new Bush jokes and insults, Jack. Get back to real news.
I'd rather read a book by Malia or Sasha Obama.
Billy from Las Vegas, Nevada writes:
If George W. Bush writes a book, he should paraphrase you and name it, "I Made It Ugly Out There."
Well, if Laura Bush was not bright enough not to marry George Bush, I'd be hard pressed to pay $15.99 for her book.
I'd rather read Dr. Seuss.
D. in Reno, Nevada writes:
I'll hold out till Barney writes his "tell-all" on both.