Verbatim: George W. Bush on Political Power and Media Accountability

By Allen McDuffee | February 27, 2017
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“I consider the media to be indispensable to democracy. We needed the media to hold people like me to account. Power can be very addictive and it can be corrosive, and it’s important for the media to call to account people who abuse their power.”

-Former President George W. Bush, in an interview on the Today Show.