Paul McCartney’s Pro-Library and Anti-Bush Comments Cut by PBS

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By Jason Boog Comment

According to Mediaite, when PBS airs a television special about Paul McCartney’s White House performance in June, they will cut the 20-second clip embedded above–where McCartney criticizes the library skills of former President George W. Bush.

At a ceremony where he was awarded the the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by President Barack Obama, the former Beatle concluded: “After the last eight years, it’s good to have a president that knows what a library is.”

Libraries have made headlines for the last month, as we spotlighted library card art, found the best library feeds on Twitter, and highlighted the Old Spice guy’s love for libraries. (Via

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