George Bush, An Islamic Scholar. It's True!

George Bush, without the W, who is the first cousin of the president's great-great-great-grandfather was born in 1796 and died in 1859 and wrote -- for that time -- the definitive work on "The Life of Mohammed."

George Bush, without the W, who is the first cousin of the president's great-great-great-grandfather was born in 1796 and died in 1859 and wrote -- for that time -- the definitive work on "The Life of Mohammed." 

As Ted Widmer in today's NYT Magazine section writes  "It all seems to improbable.  Geoge Bush?  A bookworm?"

Read the article;  it is great fun.

 

Ari Socolow
Ari Socolow: Ari Socolow is the Chief Economist and Editor-in-Chief at BestCashCow. He is particularly interested in issues relating to financial literacy and bank transparency. Since co-founding this website in 2005, Ari has been frequently cited in the media as an expert on local and national savings accounts, CD products, mortgage and loan products and credit card rewards products.

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  • Anonymous

    July 23, 2007

    Great story! Thanks.

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