While out promoting her current book, former First Lady Laura Bush has broken with the views of her husband and come out as pro-choice and in favour of gay marriage.
I think Mrs Bush gets kudos for coming forward when she didn't have to. That being said, how much more impact could she have had if she spoke to this a couple of years ago?
So, do we applaud the modern view, or is it just an interesting anecdote, and an example of her squandering the prime opportunity she had when she lived in the White House?
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