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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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It is clear TMZ staffers like their boss aren't big fans of Bush. :) anyhow slide over to msnbc to get the facts.

232 days ago


This would be the second time TMZ has misidentified the two Bush First Ladies. Ignorance at its best. If you can't get the presidents' wives correct, why should anyone believe what you write about meaningless celebrity gossip?

232 days ago

Yurra Knutz    

Meanwhile at the White House...

232 days ago

Just My Opinion    

No Republican would even think of doing such a thing to a Democrat. Must be one of those "pro choice" little jackass Demonbrats.

232 days ago


Why now? If it had happened while he was in office I don't think anyone would have noticed, Chaney was running things anyway.

231 days ago


It's too late to kill his ass now. Dumb ass

231 days ago


Oh NO the Last time someone Threatened to Kill a Bush the United States ended up in a 10 year War, Now that Jeb Bush is Running for President in 2016 how long of a Unnecessary war will he get the United Stares into if Elected President?

231 days ago


Who is the real psycho? George Bush has killed far more people than this supposed psycho.

231 days ago


America (TMZ) is sad... and ex pres' life is threatened and only gets 3 pages of comments... but if beiber decides to piss in a bucket you get more than 20 pages

231 days ago


FYI to TMZ... Barbara Bush is not Dubya's wife.... Barbara Bush is his MOTHER! Dubya's daughter is also named Barbara Bush.

231 days ago


Barbara is G.H.W. Bush's wife, Dubya's wife is Laura. Their daughter is also named Barbara Bush.

230 days ago


To bad he failed

229 days ago


It's ridiculous anyone would says that this wasn't a threat. I cannot GW, but that doesn't mean that you threaten and plan out to kill someone. Thank goodness this guys mother turned him in!

189 days ago

Jim Beam    

Actually, dubya is the "psycho." The man that threatened him is the sane one.

46 days ago
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