Chapter 3, page 24: "There had been speculation that I might run [for governor of Texas] in 1990, but I had been busy with our new baseball team and nothing ever came of it."

The Fates did not pick him up from the Rangers' outfield and deliver him directly into the governor's mansion that year, so being carried on the wings of privilege into the halls of power without so much as the expenditure of effort it takes to want something would have to wait until another year.

Also: Baseball.

No, I really really really wasn't joking about the fact that this piece of shit should have been titled Privilege and Balls.

[From George Bush's A Charge to Keep, gifted to me by Deeky, because he hates me. In the US, all people who plan to run for president write a shitty book. (Some are less shitty than others, by which I mean the Democrats' books.) A Charge to Keep was George W. Bush's shitty I-wanna-be-president book, published in 1999. I am blogging one random quote per page every day until I have either made my way through the book or lost it behind a couch.]

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