George W. Bush Unleashes ‘Anti-Trump Manifesto’

Oct 19, 2017  •  Post A Comment

Former President George W. Bush delivered a speech today at a George W. Bush Institute event in New York that The Washington Post is calling an “anti-Trump manifesto.”

The Post describes the speech as “an unexpected and rather eloquent speech against Trumpism and its offshoots,” adding: “It marked the first time the former president seemed to weigh in at length on what has happened during Trump’s brief tenure. And while a lot of the blows weren’t totally direct, the target of the speech became clearer as it went on.”

The paper published an interactive annotated transcript of the speech, which you can see by clicking here.

Here is a video of the speech, published by The Washington Post …


  1. Oh My !! How “GRACIOUS” of WaPo to describe “W’s” speech as “unexpected and rather eloquent.” The shock that must have reverberated around the WaPo newsroom!!! Of course there is no love lost between the Bush clan and the Trump clan, especially after the humiliation of Jeb by Trump during the campaign. Still, I think you could read between the lines and surmise that “W” is no fan of BLM, Antifa and the blatant politicization of the IRS, Justice Department, Intelligence and other agencies of the federal government during the Obama years. “W” also probably doesn’t think NFL players should be kneeling during the National Anthem. I mean, that was pretty clear the longer you listened…right???

  2. Totally! Great comment Sir William!

  3. If you listen to the speech, he NEVER mentioned Trump by name. As I listened to it, and to Obama’s speech too, I thought they were railing not specifically against Trump but against the whole atmosphere that now envelopes DC. I’m not a fan of Trump but to characterize this speech as a vitriolic diatribe against Trump is not true.

  4. The only way to fix this “swamp” is term limits. 12 years. 6 terms for representatives and 2 terms for Senators. It is ridiculous that these become career jobs for people for 40-60 years. To keep running for office the people have to continue to raise money and become more beholden to the lobbyists and interest groups; and then it is in their interests to stall any changes. That just increases the need for the lobbyists to keep putting money in their pockets. The president has term limits and so should Congress.

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