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Bush Turns Down Job Offer From Dallas Hardware Store

samzenpus posted more than 5 years ago | from the home-improvement-accomplished dept.

Idle 11

Elliott's Hardware store offered George W. Bush a position as a greeter in an open letter in a Dallas newspaper last month. Bush walked in the store on Saturday and said, "I'm looking for a job." Andrea Bond, a manager at the store, said president Bush spent about an hour with his secret service security detail shopping and talking to customers during the surprise visit. Despite having a lot of free time, the former president turned the job down. I'm sure W would make a great hardware store employee as long as Karl Rove worked in the aisle next to him.

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I'll give Bush a job (1)

Profane MuthaFucka (574406) | more than 5 years ago | (#26960439)

Anal Hot Dog catcher. On my website.

Shh now, hush (2, Funny)

F34nor (321515) | more than 5 years ago | (#26961145)

Re:Shh now, hush (1)

turbotroll (1378271) | more than 4 years ago | (#26980929)

Bob the Angry Flower rules the universe. I'm glad it has more fans.

Re:Shh now, hush (1)

F34nor (321515) | more than 5 years ago | (#26995041)

Bob unfortunately does not rule the Universe; the Ur-Quan rule the universe, and even Bob is to fully able to stop them, but he still makes good choices.
http://www.angryflower.com/urquan.gif [angryflower.com]
http://www.angryflower.com/loving.gif [angryflower.com]
http://sc2.sourceforge.net/ [sourceforge.net]

Looking for a job? How about (1)

TheDarkener (198348) | more than 5 years ago | (#26963229)

AT&T? I hear his dad and him have some pretty intimate contacts there up in Corporate..

Hopefully... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26963949)

Hopefully someone will report this posting to Mr.Rove and samzenpus will disappear. Then we won't have to see any more of his crappy postings.

after his presidency... (1)

mcfatboy93 (1363705) | more than 5 years ago | (#26964781)

well, after how bad that was I still would not even let him work at a hardware store. too many heavy machines at his disposal, but its better than the entire U.S. army

Details save this from idle (1)

JoshuaZ (1134087) | more than 5 years ago | (#26965645)

The article mentions that he hasn't found a publisher yet for his memoirs. That's the most surprising detail in the story. I have to wonder if that's because the publishers think no one will read it or if the normal process even for a former President takes time?

Re:Details save this from idle (1)

oldspewey (1303305) | more than 5 years ago | (#26974161)

... it's because not one single publisher has been able to successfully decipher the hundreds of pages of idiotic scribbling.

Funny but old news (1)

revjtanton (1179893) | more than 5 years ago | (#26973317)

This was all over the place yesterday.

Welcome to Wal-Mart, asswipes (1)

MillionthMonkey (240664) | more than 5 years ago | (#26977435)

And to think we could have written a small shell script eight years ago to take care of his other job.

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