MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Former President George W. Bush said he doesn't believe it's good for the nation for him to share his opinion about President Obama.
During a speech in Alabama Thursday night, Bush said he's doing everything he can to "stay out of the limelight" and won't criticize the current president.
The Montgomery Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/n8ohkW ) that Bush made the comments during a talk in Montgomery to about 2,200 people at a fund-raiser for scholarships at Faulkner University, a private Christian school.
In his opening remarks, Bush spoke fondly of living in Montgomery in 1972.
Reporters were only allowed to attend the first three minutes of Bush's speech before being ushered out, and no recording of the talk was permitted. University officials say the rules were required in Bush's contract with Faulkner.
Information from: Montgomery Advertiser, http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com
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