Bush returns home to AEI on Thursday for speech on domestic policy legacy.

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) has been a key source of the Bush administration’s right-wing policies and personnel. Last year, Bush told AEI, “I admire AEI a lot. … More than 20 AEI scholars have worked in my administration.” These ideologues include Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, Dick Cheney, John Bolton, Doug Feith, and John Yoo. On Thursday, Bush will thank AEI with a speech on domestic policy:


Not surprisingly, Bush’s Domestic Policy Council director, Karl Zinsmeister, worked at AEI for 12 years.