In May, former President George H.W. Bush is slated to receive the 2014 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award for choosing to break his own famous promise: “Read my lips: no new taxes.”
Bush, at 89, “relishes the twilight,” reports Time Magazine, and no one should begrudge him that. For backers of the elder Bush, it’s legacy-cementing time. Where better to do it than in the House of Camelot, where myth and reality intermingle?