Barbara Bush

“Why should we hear about body bags and deaths,

and how many,

what day it’s gonna happen,

and how many this or that

or what do you suppose?

Or, I mean, it’s not relevant.

So, why should I waste my beautiful mind

on something like that?”

 

Said former first lady Barbara Bush

two days before her son George

oversaw the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

 

She was the wife of a war criminal

and she was the mother of a war criminal.

She came from a lot of money

and she died with more.

 

After Hurricane Katrina,

she visited some of the refugees

who came to Houston from New Orleans

and observed:

Everybody is so overwhelmed by the hospitality,

and so many of the people in the arenas here,

you know,

were underprivileged anyway,

so this (as she chuckles slightly)

is working very well for them”

 

Everyone dies.

Waste not your tears

mourning such a woman as this.

Everyone dies,

even the rich.

 

In the words of Barbara Bush

Why should we hear

about body bags

and deaths…

I mean, it’s not relevant.

So, why should I waste my beautiful mind

on something like that?”

 

 

 

About soitgoes1984

I was born and raised on land stolen from the Pocumtuc. I now live on a small island in the middle of the Pacific ocean, on land that was stolen more recently, from the Hawaiians. I am addict, struggling to kick the habit of fossil fuel. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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