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LAURA BUSH SAYS HILLARY KEPT BAD HOUSE; WEST WING DECORATIONS WERE GAUDY, OUTDATED
Drudge Report ^ | April 2, 2006

Posted on 04/02/2006 4:21:23 PM PDT by RWR8189

Edited on 04/02/2006 4:48:26 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX APRIL 02, 2006 19:02:31 ET XXXXX

LAURA BUSH SAYS HILLARY KEPT BAD HOUSE; WEST WING DECORATIONS WERE GAUDY, OUTDATED

First Lady Laura Bush believes Hillary Clinton did not keep good house during her time as first lady, a new book will charge.

Ron Kessler, a former investigative reporter for the WASHINGTON POST and the WALL STREET JOURNAL, is set to unleash his account of Laura Bush.

On December 18, 2000, just after the Supreme Court ruled on the election, Hillary Clinton gave Laura Bush a tour of the White House. The incoming-First Lady was dismayed at what she saw: Not only were carpets and furnishings fraying and in disrepair in the West Wing and public areas, the Oval Office was done in loud colors—red, blue, and gold! The East Wing was cut up into small offices and had exposed electrical conduits. Many of the furnishings looked dated.

Laura Bush noted how the Lincoln Bedroom looked worn out.

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Laura was appalled at the way the Clintons left the White House and Hillary Clinton's gaudy, outdated taste in decorating, reveals the new book, LAURA BUSH: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT.

The book, which will be published by DOUBLEDAY on Tuesday,
is the only book to be written about Laura Bush with White House cooperation.

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Elsewhere in AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT: After NEWSWEEK ran a Periscope item claiming the U.S. military had flushed a Koran down a toilet, leading to rioting, Laura ordered: "I don't want NEWSWEEK around the house!"

Laura Bush became so disgusted with the media and their war against her husband that at one point, she told her public relations person Noelia Rodriguez she did not want to do any more media interviews. After about a month, she slowly resumed talking to the press.

A close friend of Laura's, Pamela Nelson, asks Laura how she's doing. Laura replies, "Well, it's the Kitty Kelly book and Dan Rather this week..."

Nancy Weiss, a Bush family intimate, told Kessler, "She torments herself by reading the WASHINGTON POST and the NEW YORK TIMES, " and added, "A Texas Monthly article (based on a book by a Washington Post reporter ) said she is a 'bad mom.' She handles it calmly but I can tell things like that do upset her."

Developing...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: breakinghard; drudge; godblesslaurabush; hidabeast; hildabeast; hildamonster; hilunfitforanything; hitllery; laurabush; thunderthighs; trailerparktrash
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To: tinamina

I remember watching TV the day the Clintons gave the Bushs that tour. I will never forget Hillary greeting Laura like she was her long lost best friend when I knew that inside Hillary was filled with hatred. I thought at the time "We will really have to watch this woman. She is one of the best actresses I have ever seen." Of course we don't know what went on in private, but I thought it was an extraordinary performance.


Hillary was probably thinking OK Laura, don't forget our plan for 8 years from now. You will be showing me the house again. Yes, Laura I know I promised not to interfer in the 2004 election and YES I will make sure that Bill keeps his big mouth shut. Boy Laura I am so glad that we made this deal. Don't forget that after W gets reelected, we made the deal that he will start making strange decisions. Oh this is going to be the perfect plan. Laura you are brilliant now lets go tell our husbands, they will love it since they are so close you know.


201 posted on 04/03/2006 3:06:29 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: RWR8189

This doesn't match Mrs. Bush's MO.


202 posted on 04/03/2006 3:11:09 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Crush Code Pink, see them driven before you and hear the lamentation of the womyn)
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To: RWR8189
Gotta like that picture of Laura and The Beast on Drudge.

Laura is so fine.

203 posted on 04/03/2006 3:34:14 AM PDT by beyond the sea (Claire De Lune ........ 1862)
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To: Howlin

Thanks, Howlin, for posting that picture and reminding everyone just how dishonorable, undignified and classless the Clintons and their friends are.


204 posted on 04/03/2006 4:04:52 AM PDT by demkicker (democrats and terrorists are familiar bedfellows)
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To: xcamel

"...the Sludge Report"?

Call Matt Drudge what you will...I believe it was the CLINTONS who first used the expression "sludge report". It was Matt Drudge who first reported about the 'blue dress' and the stain.

I know some of Laura Welch Bush's friends and relatives. She is ONE class act. Please never get Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton confused. They are both intelligent women, but we all understand the difference in class and trailer trash.


205 posted on 04/03/2006 4:16:44 AM PDT by Maria S
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To: RWR8189
Hillry was not there for the housekeeping she was CO-president. She was very, very, very busy building WALLS.

Would not surprise me if the budget for upkeep of the WhiteHouse was used on Hillry's queenly worldly travels.
206 posted on 04/03/2006 4:25:23 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: RWR8189
Hey, we can't blame the smartest woman in the world for havnig no fasion sense. She was too busy baking cookies and standing by her man.

Seriously, I remember when Reagan took over in 81 and the stories came out concerning the condition of the Carter White House. White trash is white trash.

207 posted on 04/03/2006 4:25:23 AM PDT by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: Miss Marple

Was she (Catherine Cornelius) the Arkansas bimbo hired by Hillary to a governor's mansion (statepaid job) offcial position who ended up being Chelsea's "nanny" for 6 years?


208 posted on 04/03/2006 4:25:38 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
I honestly can't remember. I know there was a "nanny" but I don't know if Cornelius was the one.

I didn't think that we would be talking about the Arkansas mafia six years after they left office!

209 posted on 04/03/2006 4:30:05 AM PDT by Miss Marple (Lord, please look after Mozart Lover's and Jemian's sons and keep them strong.)
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To: RWR8189
If Hitlery runs for President in '08, it wouldn't surprise me in the least if some ex-Secret Service types do a "Swift Boat" type expose of the Clintoons' years in the White House.
According to all the reports I've read Hitlery was especially detested by her security and career staffers for her arrogance and behavior toward the "little people".
210 posted on 04/03/2006 4:51:20 AM PDT by finnigan2
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To: Miss Marple

Rereading those early investigative reports last night was a blast! Didn't we have fun! 'Pity the pictures of our finds are now lost, but to use a now all too familiar phrase....they're SEARED into our memory banks. LOL.


211 posted on 04/03/2006 4:53:43 AM PDT by Carolinamom (I don't believe in a government that protects us from ourselves. ---Ronald Reagan)
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To: Maria S
What part of "clue" do you not have?

My comment had nothing to do with Laura, and everything to do with Matt Drudge getting to be worse than the National Enquirer

212 posted on 04/03/2006 5:16:52 AM PDT by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: Interesting Times

Except for the one where the eyes no longer lit up.


213 posted on 04/03/2006 5:21:23 AM PDT by rock58seg (Republicans on ports,As funny as Democrats pretending to know about Natl Security and quail hunting.)
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To: RWR8189

Maybe the good stuff was already in the van traveling up to Chappaqua (sp?).


214 posted on 04/03/2006 6:24:48 AM PDT by Alissa
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To: RWR8189
Well I don't know about the decor, but I do recall from the book Unlimited Access that Hillary had a rather odd taste in Christmas Ornaments.
215 posted on 04/03/2006 6:27:15 AM PDT by mware (army of amateurs" free to cherry-pick)
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To: Tall_Texan

What do you expect... when the head of the family is a sink-jerker.


216 posted on 04/03/2006 6:33:11 AM PDT by johnny7 (ďNah, I ainít Jewish, I just donít dig on swine, thatís all.Ē)
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To: kcvl

Saddest part. They think they have class! LOLOL.....more like tacky tacky tacky trash.


217 posted on 04/03/2006 6:36:37 AM PDT by OldFriend (AMERICA WOULD NOT BE THE LAND OF THE FREE IF IT WERE NOT ALSO THE HOME OF THE BRAVE)
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To: RWR8189
Laura Bush noted how the Lincoln Bedroom looked worn out.

LOL

218 posted on 04/03/2006 6:41:01 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: RWR8189; freema; yoe; YaYa123; Republic; Zacs Mom; hummingbird; PGalt; jla; Brian Allen; ...
It's all in the name: 'Kaki' Hockersmith, (missus clinton's White House decorator and fellow Arkansan), is at once allusion and alliteration ('tacky' being the least scatological possibility).

Worth noting: hillary's decorating is no more risible, unsubtle or corrupt than her politics.


220 posted on 04/03/2006 7:22:47 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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