Lyrics sung by Sinatra as a summation of his life: My Way. George Bush sings his farewell song on Thursday, if anybody cares to listen. He did it his way and has few regrets. The nation has many. Few tears will roll down cheeks across this nation, only from hard-core loyalists and apologists.
He did it his way and that's for certain. Hunches rather than wisdom and advice. An adolescent mind-set filled with bravado and ignorance, he played the role of president as if it were an off-Broadway play. The tune of My Way was originally named Comme d'habitude which fittingly was also the musical basis for David Bowie's 1973 single, Life On Mars. Life on Mars- exactly.
Yet the words of Comme d'habitude [as usual] have this repeated phrase throughout: