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Unpopular incumbent president for the time being but Dick Cheney lesser -- several presidents can remember when a certain President George Bush senior.
Who was considered unbeatable.
I was then.
A little different now but -- president -- do you think.
The conceivable way any of these Republican front runners could screw this.
Well I hope not.
Obviously am now.
Republican and I'll support the Republican nominee any nominee.
Well I'll support to Republican nominee am confident will will nominate.
They worthy opponent for one of its there is parent I'm I'm not going to speculate I haven't signed on anybody yet.
And there's no nothing of the game on my speculated.
Emotional and I think this is doing it talking to my models and might take a little bit and is there are are but there is -- that to repair and -- I know you can't because of a long history of working with their.
Over the many many years -- Billy -- -- -- and and I know the it is -- and I've raised this with Karl -- -- would you bush when He was it.
Is there it is bad blood.
Governor Perry and and either from what one of them return all -- both sides.
-- I don't know and I don't know all that history.
I wasn't and when I was in Texas I wasn't involved in politics it was after I left that I -- back involved again so I don't know.
The details of the relationship.
I wasn't hostile when governor Perry but Kay Bailey Hutchison was an old friend -- -- -- Ford administration days and -- promised that I campaigned for which -- ran.
Now when done did that for but it's not you see him cents.
We really haven't really then.
OK then haven't had any dealings -- okay because the people say He sounds a little reckless treasonous talk about.
Ben Bernanke what -- you.
Well I yeah I wouldn't use language like -- on.
On any -- Perfectly appropriate to have disagreements but we try to set the the role of the Federal Reserve Chairman aside he's independently selected so to speak.
He really does have independent authority good reasons for that and that we need to try to protect that shouldn't use words like a -- I don't believe when we talk about the -- fundraiser.
I'm just is that the new candidates naive it's.
Perhaps you know perhaps it's incredible slap on the well.
I am pretty good recently Mitt Romney.
Used generally -- glowing things about in the you know like Jeb Bush is said the same.
He seems to be.
Among -- the party establishment -- -- Is it.
The LM -- display don't think.
I haven't picked anybody who haven't endorsed anybody I'm.
Watching the race with -- great interest.
And at some point analyst either endorse or -- quietly vote for the candidate of -- I know on the labor and the points are but I mean I can't see you.
Supporting -- Ron Paul.
Who wants to -- -- troops from all over the world blue who's been a big critic of the Iraq War -- president Afghanistan.
He units as we make a big deal over if and when the Rand gets nuclear weapons.
That that's something for them to settle in that region.
You wouldn't support and company.
There are nominees.
That I'm not enthusiastic about -- haven't gotten the nomination.
Not likely to get the nomination -- ruling Ron Paul I'm -- I'm ruling out the opportunity here today.
Indicated life support.
So there's no it's really a waste of my time to continue to on the senate I think it's fair statement not so we'll moving -- personal stuff -- similarly dismissed.
Your health mr.
You had a close call and over year -- and I know that though is when for heart transplant.
Are you will what's your stance limits that.
-- is that I had installed.
Last year after five heart attacks and career of coronary artery disease going back to 1978.
When I was 37 years old so lived a little long time.
But I reached the point last year war -- going and end stage heart failure mine.
Hard wasn't delivering enough blood service my kidneys.
And liver my vital organs and is so we went in and installed what's called heart -- It's not an artificial heart but it supplements that -- in activity in the heart.
And it takes -- out of the ventricle pumps have been in the order not familiar with these -- -- -- -- -- thousand -- used to be -- limited shelf -- -- -- Government business and actively there but it's meant for those who are waiting.
For -- it was built originally as a transitional device to get -- from when you get sick to you can get a transplant.
Now it's still use for that purpose but it also has got much more reliable much more user friendly and so on more and more people -- -- in it for longer periods of time.
I haven't made a decision yet what I'm gonna do going forward have been very happy with.
It's worked great now for thirteen months and back out fishing when.
-- -- -- Texas and Jim Baker -- February.
Then on the river this summer with my fly rod.
Traveling and promoting my book so.
Life is good.
You were to order -- list.
Then she should.
African political correct and I would hope she would I don't know whether she will or not she's -- She's got a lot of different things she can do she was my coauthor for an which is one of the great -- in writing the book having to do more work cheer you.
CEO -- she did get the working all the time Obama's neck and minority they're put a lot down dictated a lot and so forth.
She really was the spark plug.
Kept the whole who have -- -- Lindsay should look at this you should look at that campaign -- and then loses the kind of young woman who you don't have to -- especially after.
-- -- You final.
At this stage and president -- -- keep in touch.
We have talked to periodically over the course of the last couple of years most recently -- sent him a copy of my book.
And advance copy and Goldman told it was coming.
And if -- been.
Excellent so I don't know I haven't talked --
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