Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Interesting Facts About George W Bush

By Wanda Rosner

George W. Bush served as the 43rd president of United States from 2001 to 2008. He is one of the main United States presidents whose presidency was surrounded with gossips, mysteries and rumors. There are various amazing and interesting facts that surround his life.

George W. Bush is considered as the first US president who participated in a marathon. He is known to have finished it within a period of 3 hours and 44 minutes. Bush is considered to have spared enough time during his presidency to workout in running at the Camp David which was the Presidential Retreat.

Bush was also the first president to play, cheer and supervise a baseball team. For instance, he was the organizing director of Major League Baseball Team within the Texas Rangers. He is also considered the first elected president of US and the world in large to have been a League player. In addition, he was the only US president in history who permitted T-ball games to be played in the White House Lawn.

George is also the only former US leader who presented his speech in both Spanish and English. Bush gave out this speech on 5 May 2005 during the first Weekly Radio Address of America Leader. George is known to love eating deviled eggs, honey sandwiches, pretzels, peanut butter and grilled cheese sandwiches.

He is the first US president who took more unofficial trips, spend the longest vacation period and spend the largest amount of such trips. He is known on august 2005 to have spent five weeks on a vacation. When averaged, the total amount of money he spent per hour in these trips was between $ 56000 and $ 68000. He spent a total of 900 days which totaled to 2 years for the period of eight years.

During the early ages, Bush was known to have involved himself into abusing drugs. For instance, during his early twenties, Bush is known to have been addicted to alcohol which led him to be arrested due to driving under the influence of alcohol. However, the remarkable thing with Bush was that, after being influenced by hi wife to quit smoking Bush finally quit smoking in 1986.

The fact that Bush married one of the best ever first ladies in US was also other amazing facts about his life. It stated in history that, his wife Laura Bush was a very amazing woman who conducted herself courteously and throughout the eight years Bush was in rein; Laura has never embarrassed her husband or nation. When Obama was being sworn in as the following president after Bush, Laura proved to be the best lady by presenting herself courteously by welcoming Obama warmly.

These are some of less known facts you may have never known about George W. Bush. Most of them occurred during his tenure as the 43rd president of US and before he was elected as a US president. Some of them also revolve around the life of his wife Laura Bush who is considered to be the most amazing lady to have been termed as the first lady in US.

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