Lie Witness News President George W Bush Edition

>> Jimmy: THANK YOU, JAHYA. I'M EXCITED PRESIDENT BUSH IS HERE TONIGHT. I'M SO INTERESTED IN WHAT LIFE IS LIKE AFTER BEING PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. DOES THAT INTEREST YOU GUILLERMO? >> YES. >> Jimmy: WHAT SPECIFICALLY INTERESTS YOU ABOUT IT? WHAT IS IT YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW FROM THE PRESIDENT? >> LIKE WHAT IS HIS HOBBY. >> Jimmy: WELL, WE KNOW HE LIKES TO PAINT. >> AND WHAT ELSE. WE WANT TO KNOW WHAT ELSE. >> Jimmy: ANYWAY, THE FORMER PRESIDENT IS MAKING THE ROUNDS THIS WEEK TO PROMOTE HIS BOOK, WHICH MEANS HE'S BEEN ON THE NEWS MORE, IN PEOPLE'S HEADS. WE DECIDED TO HAVE FUN WITH THAT. WE ASKED PEOPLE ABOUT A NUMBER OF FAKE NEWS ITEMS, THINGS WE MADE UP, INVOLVING THE FORMER PRESIDENT AND HIS ARTWORK. THIS IS HOW THAT CAME OUT IN TONIGHT'S SPECIAL W. EDITION OF LIE WITNESS NEWS. ♪ ♪ >> SO, AS YOU KNOW, PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH HAS BEEN DABBLING IN ART IN HIS RETIREMENT. >> YES. >> IF YOU COULD JUST GIVE YOUR HONEST APPRAISAL OF SOME OF HIS EARLY WORKS. WHAT DID YOU THINK ABOUT THIS PAINTING, THE ABSTRACT? >> OH, YEAH, IT'S A CUTIE, AND I LIKE HOW -- THIS LOOKS LIKE A SHOE. >> YES. >> YOU KNOW, IT'S JUST SO CREATIVE. I THINK IT'S JUST THIS CHILD-LIKE CHARM THAT HE HAS HELP. >> AS YOU KNOW, TODAY, PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH CALLED AN EMERGENCY PRESS CONFERENCE TO UNVEIL HIS NEW COLLECTION OF PAINTINGS. WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS BEAUTIFUL WORK OF ART THAT REPRESENTS A MORE PHOTO REALISTIC SIDE? >> I THINK IT'S VERY IMPORTANT. HE'S OBVIOUSLY A VERY IMPORTANT CHARACTER TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND I THINK THAT IT'S A GOOD REPRESENTATION OF A GOOD ROLE MODEL AND SOMEONE THAT WE ALL LOOK UP TO. >> DO YOU THINK PRESIDENT BUSH LOOKS UP TO THE YOUNG WIZARD DEPICTED IN THIS PAINTING? >> I THINK ABSOLUTELY. I THINK EVERYONE SHOULD. HE HAS BEEN WITH US SINCE WE WERE YOUNG AND WE GREW UP WITH HIM. AND I THINK HE'D BE SILLY NOT TO. >> AS YOU KNOW, PRESIDENT BUSH HAS BECOME A PAINTER IN HIS RETIREMENT. HE LOVES PAINTING A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS. WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS MOVING PORTRAIT OF HIP-HOP LEGEND TUPAC, DO YOU THINK IT CAPTURES HIS ESSENCE? >> I DO, I DO. I'M A TUPAC FAN, ACTUALLY. >> DID YOU HEAR ON THE NEWS WHEN PRESIDENT BUSH SAID, THIS IS MY OPUS, THIS IS WHAT I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED FOR? >> YEAH, I DO NOW. >> WHERE DID YOU SEE THAT? >> I THINK I SAW IT ON CBS. >> I MEAN, IT'S NICE. >> WHAT ABOUT IT IS NICE? >> IT'S DIFFERENT. A CAT. >> DOES IT SHOW A SOFTER SIDE? >> YEAH, I WAS GOING TO SAY THAT. IT SHOWS A LITTLE SOFTER, SWEETER SIDE. >> WHAT ABOUT THIS PEACOCK SAYS PRESIDENT BUSH TO YOU? >> I'D SAY LIKE THE FUNNY LITTLE HAIR THERE, LIKE WHEN HIS HAIR'S ALL OUT OF PLACE. >> SOMETIMES BUSH NEEDS TO RUN A COMB THROUGH IT? >> AND MAYBE THE WEIRD LITTLE SWEATER, MAYBE BUSH WEARS THAT ON CHRISTMAS. I DON'T KNOW. >> DO YOU THINK THE BACKGROUND, THE RED MARKS ON THE YELLOW BACKGROUND, REPRESENTS THE CHAOTIC NATURE OF GOVERNMENTS? >> I WOULDN'T SAY THAT. I'D SAY IT LOOKS LIKE HE REALLY LOVES STRAWBERRIES. >> WERE YOUR FRIENDS SHARING PICTURES OF PRESIDENT BUSH'S CAT ON SOCIAL MEDIA THIS MORNING? >> YES, THEY WERE. I SAW IT ALL OVER MY NEWS FEED. >> WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS PAINTING BY PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH? >> LISTEN, I AM PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH, AND I DID NOT PAINT THAT DAMN THING. >> THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME, SIR.

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