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George W. Bush to answer questions from Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook users

Decision George W. Bush will become the first president to answer questions live on Facebook when he visits the California headquarters of the social media company on Monday. 

The Q&A session, called Facebook Live, will begin at 2 p.m. PST and be moderated by Facebook’s co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. Users can submit their questions here.

It’s part of a book tour promoting Bush’s memoir “Decision Points,” which has sold more than 1 million copies. Bush launched his Facebook page earlier this year and has more than 600,000 followers. Facebook Live launched in August. 

Bush's staff posted to his Facebook page

On Cyber Monday, President Bush will visit Facebook headquarters to discuss his book and take questions from Facebook users and employees. Tune into Facebook Live ( to watch a live stream of the event on Monday, November 29, at 5:00 pm EST.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently visited Facebook's Palo Alto HQ, where he declared himself “Mayor of Facebook” for a day on his page. No word yet on if Bush will seek to claim the presidency, though we think it’s unlikely.  He’s pledged to step out of the spotlight once his book tour is over.  

-- Craig Howie

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As long as he's touring to promote his book, he should stop and apologize to the devastated parents of the sons and daughters whose sacrifice made the book possible in the first place.

Between the two of them (W and Zuck), should be a pretty short conversation.


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A veteran foreign and national correspondent, Andrew Malcolm has served on the L.A. Times Editorial Board and was a Pulitzer finalist in 2004. He is the author of 10 nonfiction books and father of four. Read more.
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