I interviewed George W. Bush during his first New Hampshire Presidential Primary, when he was still a newcomer to the country at large, just the free and easy -- and sober -- Governor of Texas, the oldest son of the former President, George Bush Senior.
Here he is, buoyant, almost boyish, back in January 1999, before he was defeated in the United States' earliest primary by John McCain on February 1st, 2000.
That was back when we too were innocent of what was to come... before this nation changed irrevocably. I asked "W" about our national interests, and when -- if ever -- the U.S. should intervene in foreign conflicts.
Let us know what you think of his perspective, and whether it evolved...