The Corner

Bush Brats

In an adaptation of her new book in today’s paper, Washington Post reporter Ann Gerhart portrays Laura Bush as an indulgent mom who lets her bratty girls get away with all kinds of misbehavior. They wouldn’t even stand up straight at the Inaugural! (Didn’t they make fun of Gary Aldrich for looking for dignity in the White House?) Meanwhile, Chelsea’s lifting brews in high school and nobody noticed. Gee, Ann, don’t you think that had a little bit to do with reporters loving the Clintons?

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...