At the 2005 White House Correspondents’ dinner, the former first lady Laura Bush said, “George and I are complete opposites. I’m quiet, he’s talkative. I’m introverted, he’s extroverted. I can pronounce nuclear… I was a librarian who spent 12 hours a day in the library. yet, somehow, I met George.” Puppies are outwardly focused, activity-oriented, and guided by external conditions. They enjoy groups, must live it to understand it, and prefer to act before thinking. Let’s look closer at what makes the 43rd President of the United States a puppy.
“Politics is a people business. I like people.” –Laura Bush (self-decribed introvert)
“Well, I don’t have much job security.” Bill Clinton, in 1992, on why he still plays the saxophone.
“For some she is a heroine and for others a reactionary tyrant. She will go down in history for good and bad reasons.”
“The Washington establishment fails Logic 101” –Arianna Huffington on how politicians and pundits who attribute changes in the Middle East to the American invasion are living in a fairy tale.
“I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from one good Washington dinner party than from all the background information NBC piles on my desk.” –Barbara Walters
“President Roosevelt speaks as he writes, and what he writes no one can misunderstand.”
“As you stand on the threshold of what is sometimes called ‘real life’, I want to extol the crucial importance of imagination.”