You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Karl Rove: I wasnt George Bushs brain [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU
sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-05-10 12:03 PM
Original message
Advertisements [?]
Source: MSNBC

GOP strategist defends ex-presidents intellect and his own political style

Most people would probably find it flattering to be called the brains behind the president of the United States. But not Karl Rove, the former senior adviser to President George W. Bush who has been called Bushs brain.

The nickname, bestowed on Rove by Bush critics, isnt a compliment to him but rather an insult to his former boss, Rove told TODAYs Matt Lauer during an extensive interview he granted in conjunction with the publication of his book, Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight.

Ive known him for almost four decades. He is a really smart person. To suggest that I was his brain is derogatory about him, Rove said in a preview of the interview that ran Friday on TODAY. The full interview will air Monday and Tuesday, March 8 and 9, on TODAY. On Tuesday, Rove will join Lauer live in the shows Studio 1A in New York City.


Lauer asked Rove for the secret to Roves long association with Bush. What was it about the two of you that meshed so well? Lauer inquired.

Hes the outside man, Im the inside man. Hes a big thinker, Rove said. I liked being around him.

Read more:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC