As George W. Bush appeared on the ‘Tonight Show,’ viewers and host Jay Leno were treated to a calm and composed ex-President.
“I must say you look much more relaxed,” Leno commented.
“No kidding…duh,” Bush replied, in one of several humorous quips during the evening.
In front of a supportive audience, Bush said that he did the best he could do during his time as Commander-in-Chief, but that the eight-year tenure was quite enough.
“Laura and I love living in Texas, we’re very comfortable there,” he said. “I really don’t miss the spotlight.”
In a surprise appearance, the former First Lady joined him on stage, and recalled her husband’s recent heart incident as “very scary.”
“I wasn’t that scared,” Bush replied, prompting Leno to draw down the loudest cheers of the evening:
“You had Obamacare?”