After spending her adolescence largely out of view (except for a few scrapes with restaurant and bar employees), presidential spawn Jenna Bush is emerging as a public person in her own right. But her return to private life can’t come soon enough.
This response is from my Texas Monthly colleague, Pam Colloff, who was the author of “Badges of Dishonor,” the definitive account of the investigation and trial of the two Border Patrol agents. Following the commutations by President Bush, she posted this piece on the Texas Monthly web site. I will…
The facts of this case are quite simple. Two Border Patrol agents shot at an unarmed man as he was running away from them. And then, they covered it up.
During all but two of the past twenty years, someone named Bush had led our nation or led our state. Now we’re moving on.
The weekend after Thanksgiving, demonstrators gathered in Crawford and made their feelings about the war quite clear.