A Story Better Left Untold

Coverage of the Bush twins' drinking shows why First Families need privacy

When the story broke about the Bush twins' being cited for drinking at a restaurant in Austin, Texas, I hoped it would fade before my deadline. I remember all too well when I was 19, although not as well as I would have if I hadn't gone in for a good deal of underage drinking. More recently, I remember being the parent of a 19-year-old and worrying about her underage drinking. I would have been a lot more concerned, however, had I thought a bunch of outsiders was going to be judging her as a teenager or me as a parent.


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