Who is Paula? I don’t know. But Barbara Bush told Larry King that it was Paula who put the fetus in the jar, and Larry, apparently — unless Politico cut it out of this video — was not curious enough to ask:
— About Bush 43’s retelling of the fetus in a jar anecdote:
KING: You also disclose, Barbara — George discloses something very personal about you, which he says you gave him special permission to write about. He wrote that when you once had a miscarriage, you showed him the fetus in the jar.
BARBARA BUSH: No, really, the truth is …
KING: We touched on it before. But we didn’t elaborate.
BARBARA BUSH: I didn’t put it in the jar.
BARBARA BUSH: It’s not in the library. No …
KING: I know.
BARBARA BUSH: George — Paula put it in the jar. And I was shocked when she gave it to him to. But, you know, memories dim a little bit. But, anyway, but he was very …