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The George W. Bush Presidential Center sits idly on the campus of Southern Methodist University, overlooking a deeply rutted practice field, a few tennis courts and a boulevard lined with frat houses.Like its namesake, the building seems to pride itself in being almost aggressively average; a stack of bricks and square windows periodically interrupted by the occasional column. It appears – for lack of a better term – bored, kind of like W. must be these days, five years removed from the White House and well on his way to becoming a very fortuitous footnote.
Mr. Bush isn’t as good of a painter as Hitler, but the one thing they do have in common is a love of the arts.
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