You Too Can Rock George Bush’s Wacky Socks

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Read his lips: Pres. George H. W. Bush is a “sock man.”

The nation’s 41st president makes no secret of his love for the usual fashion afterthought, allowing some grandfatherly levity to peek out from behind the 89-year-old’s formalwear:

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Now, you can have your very own set of Bush-approved goofy socks—the GOP is selling pairs of “limited-edition George H. W. Bush” socks as part of a fundraiser for the 2014 elections.

“I don’t know what your guilty pleasures are in life, but one of mine is socks,” Bush wrote in a fundraising appeal to a party email list. “The louder, the brighter, the crazier the pattern—the better!”

Huh. However you get your rocks off, the socks are available for a $35 donation to the Republican National Committee.