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The Woman George W. Bush Didn't Marry.Remember this?
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The Woman George W. Bush Didn't Marry
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Originally published by Houston Press Mar 25, 1999


The date is January 1, 1967, and the picture and engagement notice in the Houston Chronicle trumpet the engagement of future Texas governor George W. Bush and the daughter of a Jewish father from the Bushes' Tanglewood 'hood.


The governor, a Methodist, has upset Jewish leaders who questioned a statement he made five years ago. The then-candidate for governor told a reporter that those who do not accept Jesus Christ cannot go to heaven.

Before a trip to Israel last year, he joked that he would tell Israeli Jews they were all "going to hell." In a post-trip news conference,

Bush declared he would let God decide who goes to heaven. Those comments have fueled speculation that the Bush family broke up the 1967 engagement because the prospective bride had a Jewish background.


Which brings us to the former Cathryn Lee Wolfman, a college student who had the mixed blessing to have loved and apparently lost the future governor when both were juniors, he at Yale and she at Rice.


Bush spokeswoman Karen Hughes checked with the governor and reported back. "Yes, Governor Bush, while he was in college, was very briefly engaged to a very fine person he thinks the world of," explained Hughes. "Ultimately, they went their separate ways." According to Hughes, they do not keep in touch.

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  -The Woman George W. Bush Didn't Marry.Remember this? bluedog  Aug-09-04 09:30 AM   #0 
  - one thing about *.... plenty of crap to dig up....  Desertrose   Aug-09-04 09:33 AM   #1 
  - It certainly doesn't hurt  Dookus   Aug-09-04 09:35 AM   #2 
  - and Georgie's field is certainly fertile,huh?  Desertrose   Aug-09-04 09:41 AM   #4 
  - So true  Katarina   Aug-09-04 09:41 AM   #5 
  - Mine is titled...  Grins   Aug-09-04 10:45 AM   #11 
  - Doesn't hurt, but doesn't do any good either...  Flubadubya   Aug-09-04 12:48 PM   #24 
  - do you think  bluedog   Aug-09-04 09:40 AM   #3 
  - They already did!  Grins   Aug-09-04 10:37 AM   #10 
  - We need it all--  phiddle   Aug-09-04 09:42 AM   #6 
     - And don't forget his alleged paid-for abortion, as described by Flynt  Dac_76   Aug-09-04 09:45 AM   #8 
     - funeralgate.......even has W lying in a deposition  bobbieinok   Aug-09-04 10:50 AM   #13 
  - So Laura the Lump was his second choice  Dac_76   Aug-09-04 09:42 AM   #7 
  - Hannity...  Grins   Aug-09-04 10:48 AM   #12 
  - make that #3- #2 would be Robin Lowman Garner  Lexingtonian   Aug-09-04 08:14 PM   #32 
  - or maybe she wised up  seabeyond   Aug-09-04 09:48 AM   #9 
  - she went to Rice???? all Rice grads know Rice women are SMART  bobbieinok   Aug-09-04 10:52 AM   #14 
     - this is what i am thinking  seabeyond   Aug-09-04 11:16 AM   #18 
  - "Bush declared he would let God decide who goes to heaven"  Vickers   Aug-09-04 10:57 AM   #15 
  - Here is an interesting reference to Ms. Wolfman  merh   Aug-09-04 11:04 AM   #16 
  - "a power-hungry Jewess"  Vickers   Aug-09-04 12:56 PM   #27 
  - Definitely a very well done parody site,  delete_bush   Aug-09-04 02:33 PM   #30 
     - Nice catch! I didn't pick up on that.  merh   Aug-09-04 08:08 PM   #31 
  - Their photo!  merh   Aug-09-04 11:07 AM   #17 
  - WHERE IS HIS LEFT HAND?  Gruenemann   Aug-09-04 12:37 PM   #19 
  - his right arm looks deformed  GreatCaesarsGhost   Aug-09-04 12:55 PM   #26 
  - Boomers: Remember the board game "Mystery Date"?  gauguin57   Aug-09-04 12:47 PM   #23 
     - LOL - you are so right - I was wondering who it was  merh   Aug-09-04 12:55 PM   #25 
  - Maybe she realize what a moron he was  ComerPerro   Aug-09-04 12:38 PM   #20 
  - Of course he said those things. Those beliefs  TexasSissy   Aug-09-04 12:41 PM   #21 
  - Just to make clear....  TexasSissy   Aug-09-04 12:43 PM   #22 
  - Luckiest Woman in the World...  smirkymonkey   Aug-09-04 01:59 PM   #28 
  - Chimp certainly seems to  Piperay   Aug-09-04 02:06 PM   #29 

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