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Barbara Bush: 2012 Is ‘the Worst Campaign I’ve Ever Seen’


The following is from the March 6, 2012, edition of The New York Times. "America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision" was sponsored by the George W. Bush Presidential Center and was held March 5, 2012, in the Collins Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University.

March 6, 2012

The New York Times

The former first lady Barbara Bush is back on the campaign trail — this time for Mitt Romney — and once again, she’s not biting her famously sharp tongue.
Speaking at a conference about first ladies at Southern Methodist University on Monday, Mrs. Bush called the 2012 presidential race “the worst campaign I’ve ever seen in my life.”
“I hate that people think compromise is a dirty word,” she said. “It’s not a dirty word.”

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