Bush told [a group seniors] there is great pressure in Washington to change principles for the sake of political popularity, but he said he would not.
"It's a struggle for some. It's not for me," he said.
[Bush] showed the group a portrait of Abraham Lincoln. He said Lincoln was unpopular during the Civil War but maintained his belief that all men are created equal.
"Look what would have happened to history" if Lincoln had abandoned that principle, Bush said.
Sleep well, Dubbie. Dream of chicken pluckers and remember the rug.