During President Obama's years in the White House, former President George W. Bush refused (wisely) to criticize his successor saying he didn't want to make a difficult job that much harder.
A month into President Trump's administration, though, Bush has voiced some artfully phrased comments about the new Commander-In-Chief.
“I don’t like the racism and I don’t like the name-calling and I don’t like the people feeling alienated,” Bush, 70, tells PEOPLE in an interview for the new issue of the magazine on newsstands Friday.
“Nobody likes that.”
A spokesman for Bush previously told PEOPLE that neither he nor the former first lady voted for Trump – or for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton – in November. Both of the Bushes, who had campaigned for Bush’s younger brother Jeb in the 2016 Republican primaries, cast write-in votes on Election Day for a candidate they did not reveal.