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Kanye West Hurt George W. Bush’s Feelings

“I faced a lot of criticism as President. I didn’t like hearing people claim that I lied about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction or cut taxes to benefit the rich. But the suggestion that I was racist because of the response to [Hurricane] Katrina represented an all-time low. … I still feel that way. … As you read those words, I felt ‘em when I heard ‘em, felt ‘em when I wrote ‘em and I felt ‘em when I’m listening to ‘em.”

—George W. Bush says in his new book, Decision Points, that the “all-time low” of his presidency was when Kanye West said, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” And, err, not 9/11, or sending the first troops to Iraq, or hearing about the actual destruction in New Orleans after the hurricane. Interesting. [People]

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