George Bush says Kanye West slur was "disgusting"

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Former President George W. Bush said being called a racist by rapper Kanye West was one of the worst moments of his eight years as President.

Mr Bush says criticism from some, including prominent rapper Kanye West, that his handling of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina showed he did not care about black people represented "an all-time low".

Mr Bush writes in his book, a copy of which was obtained by Reuters, that his initial mistake on Katrina was failing to communicate his concern for the storm's victims.

He said he should not have done an Air Force One flyover of New Orleans while much of the city was under water....

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