Skip to comments.Laura Bush memoir claims president was poisoned at G8 summit
Posted on 04/28/2010 11:37:02 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
The former first lady Laura Bush has opened a diplomatic can of worms by writing in her new book that she and her husband may have been poisoned during a state visit to a G8 summit in Germany in 2007.
The passage of Spoken From the Heart in which she discusses the incident amounts to the first time that the idea has been floated that George Bush's illness at the summit may have been the result of poisoning. The then US president succumbed to a stomach complaint, as did his wife and several members of their entourage, during a three-day meeting of world leaders in Heiligendamm.
The book is to be published early next month but a sneak preview of it was gained by the New York Times.
On Thursday 7 June 2008 the Bushes attended an official dinner at the summit along with other leaders of the industrialised countries that form the G8. The meeting at the Baltic Sea resort focused on the fight against Aids, malaria and other diseases affecting poor countries around the world.
The following morning the US president was reported sick and had to skip a couple of working sessions. Bush's adviser Dan Bartlett told reporters at the time that he was "very much under the weather", though his condition was "not serious".
"I'm not sure if it's a stomach virus yet or something like that, but he's just not feeling well in the stomach." up drinking.
(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...
No blood tests to confirm it? You would think they would have. Sometimes bad food is just bad food.
Not just your ordinary case of turista?
Beware...it is the NYT who had a sneak peak!
Wow ... God bless and protect them.
The Presidential Doctor knows.
How stupid can the Left be? If they had killed president Bush, they would have gotten Cheney and whole bunch of kickass.
Squirts and nausea for the last 24 hours. Am I just being paranoid??
although Laura doesn’t say ‘poison’ it is scarey that it seems only the Americans got sick all at the same time.
She’s not a fool and wouldn’t say something frivolously.
Looks like God was watching over him-
I am not sure if I believe that. Consider the source: The Guardian
I am by no means an expert on poisoning, but it seems odd that someone would intend to poison but only succeed in making the target a little nauseous. Does this seem right?
Speaking of scary - I wonder if the book will cover that incident were Bush’s SS guy wasn’t let in the door and Bush turned around and pulled him in...
People all over the world were calling for Bush’s murder. It’s not a great leap to think attempts ere made with that kind of psychological green light. Perhaps one should ask Bill Clinton...
Can I be honest here?
You'd have to be crazy to eat out in today's America if the kitchen is full of illegal aliens. Many of these people have vendettas and would like to kill the people they are serving...Unfortunately, this is no joke friend.
My read as well. Is there some confusion about the word “poison”. If I get “food poisoning” it doesn’t really mean what most people think of when the word “poisoning” by itself is used.
I wasn’t joking. That’s why I’m home today.
Not just the Guardian. But the New York Times. See the link in the Guardian article to....
But still - you comment is still applicable.
“Consider the source.”
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