Relationship FAIL

November 8, 2010 at 4:53 pm | Posted in Bush, terrorism | Leave a comment
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"Mother listening to son read. Sarasota trailer park, Sarasota, Florida." January 1941. Marion Post Wolcott, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)

(NYPost) George W. Bush’s pro-life stance solidified when he was a teenager in Texas — after his mother suffered a devastating miscarriage and showed him the fetus in a jar, the former president said in an extraordinary interview that airs tonight.

“She said to her teenage kid, ‘Here’s the fetus,’ ” the shockingly candid Bush told NBC’s Matt Lauer, gesturing as if he were holding the jar during the TV chat, a DVD of which The Post exclusively obtained.

“There’s no question that affected me, a philosophy that we should respect life,” said the former president, who had to drive his distraught mother to the hospital at the time.

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But “the purpose of the story wasn’t to try show the evolution of a pro-life point of view,” Bush insisted to Lauer.

“It was really to show how my mom and I developed a relationship.”

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