The National Guard: He Wanted It to Be a Surprise!

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Democrat ‘Ashamed’ He Helped Bush, AP, 8/29/04
“Bush…has said he received no special treatment and did not seek help to be admitted to the Guard….”
“White House spokesman Scott McClellan said….’This was fully covered and addressed five years ago. It is nothing new.’
“Five years ago, Barnes’s lawyer issued a statement saying Barnes had been contacted by…a Houston oilman and friend of Bush’s father….Adger asked Barnes to recommend Bush for a pilot position with the Air National Guard, and he did….”
The Bushes did not seek help. Adger woke up one morning and said to himself, “That young man needs to be in the National Guard.” He wanted it to be a surprise!