I cant say im suprised, I just expected him to say he slept with a teddy bear.
U.S. President George W. Bush is prone to bouts of crying caused by
the stress of his job, and claims to have seen ghosts emerge from the
Lincoln Bedroom in the White House, according to a new book on his
In a series of remarkably candid admissions by a
sitting president, Mr. Bush confides to author John Draper that he has
been “sustained by the discipline of the faithful experience” during
the most difficult days of his presidency.
“I’ve got God’s
shoulder to cry on. And I cry a lot,” Mr. Bush says in Dead Certain:
The Presidency of George W. Bush, which was released to U.S. bookstores
“I do a lot of crying in this job. I’ll bet I’ve shed more tears than you can count, as president. I’ll shed some tomorrow.”
by some of the worst approval ratings of any U.S. president, Mr. Bush
reveals that he tries to keep the mood at the White House “relatively
lighthearted,” and that his wife, Laura, often gives him a gentle
reproach to jolt him out of his gloomier moods.
“She reminds me that I decided to do this. Nobody decided it but me,” Mr. Bush says.
“Self-pity is the worst thing that can happen to a presidency. This is a job where you can have a lot of self-pity.”