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In a CNBC interview yesterday, Maria Bartiromo asked President Bush: “Have you ever Googled anybody? Do you use Google?”

Think progress!

Bush’s answer betrays his lack of savvy when it comes to “the Internets”.

“Occasionally. One of the things I’ve used on the Google is to pull up maps. It’s very interesting to see that. I forgot the name of the program, but you get the satellite and you can — like, I kind of like to look at the ranch on Google, reminds me of where I want to be sometimes. Yeah, I do it some. I tend not to email or — not only tend not to email, I don’t email, because of the different record requests that can happen to a president. I don’t want to receive emails because, you know, there’s no telling what somebody’s email may — it would show up as, you know, a part of some kind of a story, and I wouldn’t be able to say, `Well, I didn’t read the email. ‘But I sent it to your address, how can you say you didn’t?’ So, in other words, I’m very cautious about emailing.”

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