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Published: Wednesday, May 29 2013 5:40 p.m. MDT

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Salt Lake City, UT

I have a hard time wrapping my mind around the concept that people would want to hear what GW Bush has to say about business. Keep in mind I'm not one of his haters. But, I do know of his business record - and it is not good at all. Was this presented as a tongue in cheek event?

Howard Beal
Provo, UT

Did he say anything like it might be good for the economy to stay out of two unfunded wars?

Salt Lake City, UT

I have no problem listening to President Bush. He is a breath of FRESH AIR after we have been through all thses scandels this past month. The days of honesty in the White House has disappeared with our present President.... And ya know what??? Bush will not bad mouth him.

Ogden, UT

@Linsk 10:20 p.m. May 29, 2013

Actually, the days of honesty in the White House disappeared with GWBush. I agree that President Clinton lied about his personal life, but he did not lie about matters concerning the country's welfare or its policies. Bush lied about the latter to the extent that he raised that lying to an art form. Compared to Bush, President Obama is a piker.

Springville, UT

Why do Bush and the other neo-cons think it is okay to sacrifice American lives to solve the problems of other countries? They want intervention in Syria civil war because people are dying there. Well what about our men and women who would die? Are they less important? Are they just fodder for the games of politicians and defense contractors? Our national security was not tied up with Iraq. We would have been just fine ignoring a blowhard Sadaam Hussein. Now Iraq is a client state of Iran, and the once Christian community there is effectively gone. They wanted intervention in Libya, and now Syria. Have these people no principles except money and power. I am more convinced than ever that Bush will go down as one of our worst Presidents.

Mount Pleasant, UT

To: Esquire...I totally disagree with you on all counts. Until we are standing in the shoes of President Bush there is absolutely no way we can judge his decisions. We all have opinions and feelings about the decisions of others but just because they don't do what we think they should do does not say they are not worthy of the calling. Remember, the American people voted them in and with Pres. Bush I can honestly say he did the very best he could with what he had to work with. At least he was honest with the American people about what truly was going on and did not use his position to spend our country into a bottomless pit of debt. He could be trusted and can be trusted today because he has integrity and truly loves our United States of America.

Happy Valley Heretic
Orem, UT

So did he talked about his business failures or his presidential failings?
I agree, what possible advise could he give?

Suzy "at least he was honest" "He could be trusted" Guess you weren't really paying attention during the bush regime.

More criminals have come out of the Bush administration than any other.

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