Featured Articles

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD is fast tracking stacked DRAM deployment and a new presentation leaked by the company  points to APUs with stacked DRAM,…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel has introduced seven new Haswell mobile parts and four Bay Trail SoC chips, but most of them are merely clock…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

Today we'll take a closer look at AMD's A8-7600 APU Kaveri APU, more specifically we'll examine the GPU performance you can…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 03 June 2010 11:30

George W Bush goes on Facebook

Written by Nick Farell

Image

Be still my beating heart


Former
US president George W Bush has joined Facebook. Apparently his profile page attracted more than 28,000 fans within its first few hours. While this is probably the same fascination that drives people to stare at train wrecks and car crashes, there seem to be real Bush supporters out there.

The first post on the page touted Bush's accomplishments since leaving office in January 2009.

"President Bush has remained active," it said, which is encouraging. We would hate to think he would have stopped moving. "He has visited 20 states and 8 countries; given over 65 speeches; launched the George W. Bush Presidential Center; participated in 4 policy conferences through The Bush Institute; finished the first draft of his memoir, 'Decision Points'; and partnered with (former) President (Bill) Clinton to establish the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund."

His next post praised the memoir written by former First Lady Laura Bush, Spoken from the heart, noting that it was number one on The New York Times bestseller list for the third consecutive week. Laura Bush also has a Facebook page but has less than 16,500 fans.

David Sherzer, a Bush spokesman, said his office hears from citizens all the time: “How's President Bush? What's he up to?”. Really, we would have thought a lot of people would just have wanted to know if he was dead yet. The messages on Bush's Facebook page are overwhelmingly positive although a few criticised the former president, although a couple thank him for destroying the economy.

Nick Farell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments