(Dallas, TX) -- Former First Lady Laura Bush is opening up about her time
in the White House in a new book.
Discussing the book on "Fox News Sunday," she talked about being the wife
of a President who was forced into going to war against al-Qaeda.
Mrs. Bush said after 9-11, there were "long days of anxiety" coupled with
the grief of "the whole idea of America being attacked like it was." She
recalled being able to watch her husband age daily as the lines on his face
got deeper with the decisions that were on his plate regarding national
As Hillary Clinton had bemoaned before her, Mrs. Bush said there was a bias
in the media against her husband and her as well.
She said she was a bit reluctant when George W. Bush decided to run for
President, recalling what his father had gone through in 1992 when he sought
Mrs. Bush added she is bothered by President Obama continuing to blame her husband for the economy, but admitted "the economy was bad that September."
She added, "when George was President everything, including the
weather, became his fault. And it's just an unrealistic, really, expectation of our President."