While all the drama in the White House may make some of us want to book one-way tickets to faraway countries, it seems like at least one person has found an upside to the current political situation: former , who reportedly tells friends that Trump is
According to contributing editor Tom DeFrank, Bush, but refrains from publicly criticizing Trump. However, the apparently tends to slyly quip about him to friends during social events. DeFrank writes:
Without chiming in with the Trump critics, Bush is often heard to remark, unable to stifle his trademark smirk: “Sorta makes me look pretty good, doesn’t it?”
For what it’s worth, many American seem to agree with Bush: His approval rating, which was only 33 percent when he left the White House in 2009, has (while Trump’s is only 40 percent). It’s so heartwarming to know that a former leader responsible for a war that claimed the lives of Iraqis is feeling good about himself.