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George W. Bush

Psycho Arrested For Threatening to Kill Ex-Prez

2/2/2014 7:34 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0202_george_bush_gettyA man sitting in a car with a loaded rifle, a machete and a container of gasoline was arrested Friday in New York ... after authorities determined he was planning to kill George W. Bush.

44-year old Benjamin Smith was taken into custody by the Secret Service and charged with threatening to kill Dubya -- after his mother blew the whistle on him.

According to reports ... Smith's mother called cops on Thursday saying her rifle was missing and her son had left a note in the house saying, "I'm going to work for George W. Bush and the Pentagon. I have to slay a dragon and then Barbara Bush is mine."

The prosecuting attorney said she believes Smith was talking about Bush's daughter, not his wife.

Bush and his family were in NYC at the time ... but it's unclear how close the suspect got to him.  Smith allegedly yelled "Bush will get his" as he was taken into custody.

A lawyer for Smith says the note and outbursts do not constitute a "true threat."

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UNLV1990    

It's got to be an Obama backer, some crazy socialist. Too bad. You can never missunderestimate W!

265 days ago
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Jackie    

LOL....what an Idiot.

265 days ago
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verlinda    

First of all, the Prosecuting Attorney or TMZ, need a Bush Family History. Barbara is his MOTHER, Laura is his Wife. True ignorance at it best

265 days ago
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billybob    

Smith is a known necrophil, so he probably was talking about Bush's mother Barbara. . .

265 days ago
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eljeran    

too bad they busted him before he finished the job. An why go after GB anyway? Go after Palin or Bachmann or Beck or Cruz or Rush or Santorum, Koch's. THere are many many many others that need killing.

265 days ago
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LaughAtU    

Wow, epic fail TMZ! Dont even know which Bush you are talking about. What a joke

265 days ago
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deadpixel001    

if someone gets to dubya, nothing of value will have been lost.

265 days ago
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kitnplayn    

TMZ ~ you are so phucking stupid. George Bush does not have a wife named Barbara. His wife's name is Laura. You seem to be confusing George Bush Jr. with George Bush Sr.

264 days ago
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sh    

Wow, guy is a sicko. So there is Barbara Bush, the white haired woman who was once the first lady. And then there is Barbara Bush, with long brown hair, and twin sister to jenna Bush Hager. Both are about 30, and daughters of Dubya. Dont like Dubya, but dont want him hurt.

264 days ago
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News Flash     

Gotta love the lawyer.

264 days ago
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Kay    

Okay TMZ you need to brush up on the name of President Bush's wife's name. Her name is Mrs. Laura Bush. His mother's name is Barbara along with one of his twin daughters. SMH

264 days ago
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Pyegow    

Prosecutor should look into theory about Barbara Pierce being the daughter of Aliester Crowley. That could be what this guy is talking about. I'm not saying it's true, but it is out there!

264 days ago
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_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Damn... the nerve of some people coming onto this site with the reading and comprehension skills of a 5th grader and commenting on how the article was written... lmao.

264 days ago
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Jacob Yambrick    

"his daughter, not his wife" Barbara is his mother.....

264 days ago
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Jim    

This is addressed to Benjamin Smith's attorney. Since he's not a "true threat", get him out of jail, let him park his car in front of YOUR house, WITH his guns and gasoline, and let's see how things progress...

264 days ago
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