Article Image
IPFS News Link • Bush Administration

The Bush National Guard Story Lives!

•, By Kevin Drum

Joe Hagan has a long story in the current issue of the Texas Monthly about George Bush's adventures in the Texas Air National Guard, and as a longtime Bush National Guard junkie I was eager to read it. As it turns out, it doesn't really break a lot of new ground, but it's got a few new tidbits here and there and overall it's a pretty good take on the whole affair. It's worth a read.

Since I spent so much time on this story in 2004, I hope everyone will indulge me for diving into a few of the details that Hagan brings up. But first, I want to say that I agree with this summary of Bush's National Guard service, which was distinctly spotty during his final couple of years: