George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States. He took over for Bill Clinton, who was preceded by Bush's father, George H. W....

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A Washington, D.C. middle school teacher is under scrutiny for using a Venn diagram to compare George W. Bush and Adolf Hitler as part of a homework assignment.

In the assignment, McKinley Middle School students were asked to compare and contrast the “two men of power who abused their power in various ways.”

Hitler-George W. Bush Venn Diagram

After the diagram was posted to Twitter, D.C. Public Schools released a statement acknowledging the diagram and condemning the teacher for it:

"This week, a DCPS teacher created a worksheet which asked students to compare and contrast President George W. Bush and Adolf Hitler, after reading two texts."

"No DCPS curriculum materials suggest in any way that teachers should compare the texts in this manner or compare Hitler to any other individual."

"The teacher deeply regrets this mistake, and any suggestion to malign the office of the presidency or make any comparison in this egregious way."

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Hey, have you heard about this Ice Bucket Challenge thing? Unless this is literally the first time in the past two weeks that you've used a device that can connect to the Internet, then of course you have.

It's everywhere these days, and while it may be annoying that the online world is suddenly filled with screaming wet people (and not in a good way), the trend has raised millions for ALS research. And it gave us Kate Upton in a wet t-shirt.

While dozens of celebrities have been on board from the start, today was a big day for cold water enthusiasts as the IBC finally went presidential!

No, Barack Obama didn't accept Justin Bieber's challenge (The POTUS doesn't take orders from Canadians, y'all!) but George W. Bush took up the mantle and made us realize how much Dubya has in common with the Ice Bucket Challenge itself:

They're both occasionally dumb, undeniably funny, and likely to make you wonder WTH your fellow Americans are thinking.

We kid GWB, of course! It was cool of him to do this and even cooler to nominate fellow ex-Pres Bill Clinton.

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Former President George W. Bush defended PRISM, the Internet spying program he helped enact, while taking whistleblower Edward Snowden to task.

"I put that program in place to protect the country. One of the certainties was that civil liberties were guaranteed," Bush told CNN in an interview airing Monday.

"I think there needs to be a balance, and as the president explained, there is."

PRISM began under the Bush administration but stayed secret until The Washington Post and The Guardian (UK) revealed its existence last month.

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Former president George W. Bush’s popularity is rising, with a new poll showing 49 percent of Americans view him favorably and 46 percent unfavorably.

That puts him in positive territory for the first time since 2005.

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W has chosen to remain largely out of the public eye since leaving the White House in 2009 with 40 percent favorable and 59 percent unfavorable ratings.

His job approval rating hit an April 2008 low of 32 percent.

At the time the economy was in recession, gas prices neared record highs, and Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama jostled for the Democratic nomination.

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In a rare event, all five living U.S. Presidents converged today for the official opening of George W. Bush's presidential library in Dallas, Texas.

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Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter were cheered by a crowd of former White House officials and world leaders.

They were joined on stage by their wives - the nation's current and former first ladies (below) - at the outdoor ceremony on a sunny Texas morning.

The leaders were putting aside the profound ideological differences that have divided them for years for a day of pomp and pleasantries for Bush, 66.

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Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of President George W. Bush, welcomed her first child, a girl named Margaret Laura, Saturday evening in New York City.

The baby, who will go by Mila, is named after her grandmothers, one of whom is former First Lady Laura Bush. Here's a photo of the happy family:

Jenna Bush Hager, Baby

“Both my girls are healthy and well,” new dad Henry Hager told Today, noting that Mila arrived a bit ahead of her due date but is healthy and happy.

She weighed in at 6 lbs., 15 oz. and measures 19¼ inches long.

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A computer hacker has broken into the email accounts of some of the family members of former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.

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The hacker has already posted tons of stolen material, which he/she reportedly got from the AOL account of Dorothy Bush Koch, 53, Dubya's little sister.

Among the treasure trove of items hacked? Private pictures of 88-year-old President George H.W. Bush while he was being treated in the hospital.

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50 Cent and George W. Bush celebrate birthdays today. Give it up for firearms!

In a week that has already marked America's 236th birthday, as well as milestones for the bikini (66), Malia Obama (14), The Situation (30), Tom Cruise (50) and Lindsay Lohan (26 going on 47), we honor some all-stars today as well.

The only question? Will guns be more popular at the b-day party of 50 Cent ...

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  • 50 Cent, Hat
  • Sly Stallone

... or at the bash of our uber-intelligent 43rd President, George Walker Bush!?

We may never know the answer, but we wish 50 (36) and W (66) the best.

Also celebrating another year older and wiser (in some cases) today:

Nancy Reagan (91), Tia and Tamera Mowry (34), Brandon Jacobs (30), The Dalai Lama (77), Sly Stallone (pictured, 66) and Ned Beatty (75).

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Toward the end of Game of Thrones Season 1, this HBO epic shocked viewers by slicing off the head of protagonist Ned Stark.

Now, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have given fans another major surprise: in newly-released DVD commentary, the creators admit that one of the heads depicted on a stick during last year's finale was actually of former President George W. Bush!

Look closely at the face on the left:

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"It's not a choice. It's not a political statement," the creator insist. "It's just... we had to use what heads we had lying around."

But that explanation isn't enough for Brooklyn Republican Party Chariman Craig Eaton.

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The National Geographic Channel will air a documentary on the September 11, 2011 terrorist attacks with George W. Bush speaking in intimate detail about the days and weeks following the world changing event, the network says.

The special, set for September 11, will mark a rare appearance by president #43.

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A release quotes him as saying during the interview:

“One of my concerns, like the concerns of other husbands and wives, was, ‘Was my spouse okay? Was Laura okay?’ My second concern was ‘Were our girls okay?’”

The chat was filmed two days after the death of Osama bin Laden.

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