Not that I really blame them.
It was announced tonight that Laura Bush had a skin cancer tumor removed from her leg in early November .
WASHINGTON - First lady Laura Bush had a skin cancer tumor removed from her right shin in early November. The procedure was not disclosed until Monday night.
The cancer was identified as a squamous cell carcinoma, a malignant tumor that is the second most common form of skin cancer.
Explaining why the procedure was not disclosed until now, the first lady’s press secretary Susan Whitson said, “This medical procedure was a private matter for Mrs. Bush, but when asked by the media today, we answered the question.”