It’s common in the news industry to pre-write obituaries for famous people, but it’s always embarrassing when one goes live when it should not. Like this obit for Barbara Bush that was up on briefly on Sunday:

From the Miami Herald:

The first lines of the story read, “Barbara Bush, the witty, gregarious matriarch of a political dynasty that propelled two of its members to the White House and dominated Republican politics for decades, has died after a series of recent hospitalizations. She was 92. A Bush family spokesman said Bush passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by loved ones.”


As we told you earlier, the office of GHWB released a statement saying Mrs. Bush “has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care”:

President Trump and Melania Trump have since offered their prayers to the entire Bush family:



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