FDR relative says Bush is a bully
Dawn - 27 February 2003
PARIS, Feb 26: Curtis Roosevelt, the grandson of America's great wartime
president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, says that as far as he's concerned,
President George W Bush is nothing less than a bully , "He makes you
think of those young brawlers forever looking for a fight."
A former official of the United Nations who has since retired with his
British wife to the south of France, Curtis Roosevelt likes to reminisce
about life in the White House with his grandfather FDR, and point out to
listeners how America's current president has absolutely nothing to do
with Franklin, the man who won the world's admiration for spending four
terms in office (1932-1945).
With regard to a war with Iraq, Curtis Roosevelt says he's not convinced
that, in spite of all the brouhaha that's been made about America's war
might, the United States possesses indeed the means with which to wage a
"That's one problem that has to be faced, then, perhaps more importantly,
there's what is to come after. The real problem, indeed, for George W
Bush, is what is to happen once the war is over, if indeed it is over as
quickly as he says it will be. What is he going to do about
reconstruction? Has he thought yet about what he's going to really do
with the oil, how he's going to go about making a choice between the
country's Shias and its Sunnis?"