Appearing on This Week (ABC News) with Jonathan Karl, former president George W. Bush told Karl that he “wasn’t going to answer” about his perspective on gay marriage. “I just don’t want to wade back in the debate, I’m out of politics,” he said. “But I meant it’s very important for people not to be overly critical of someone else until you’ve examined your own heart …. The only way I can really make news is either criticize the President, which I don’t want to do, criticize my own party, or wade in on a controversial issue.”
Ben Shapiro is Editor-At-Large of Breitbart News and author of the New York Times bestseller “Bullies: How the Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences America” (Threshold Editions, January 8, 2013).