Tom Wolfe thinks so, according to a piece in this past weekend’s Financial Times:

“Bush is portrayed as a moron. I’ve only conversed with him a couple of times – not for very long – but I found he was more literate on literature than the editor of the New York Review of Books, Bob Silvers. I’ve talked to both of them, and he makes Bob Silvers look like a slug.”

Read it all.

(h/t: Arts & Letters Daily)

UPDATE:  James Wolcott tries to keep himself and the celebrity-centric relevant with this twee, down-the-nose response.