Then, making light of the foreclosure crisis, he said: "And then we got a housing issue... not in Houston, and evidently not in Dallas, because Laura's over there trying to buy a house. [great laughter] I like Crawford but unfortunately after eight years of sacrifice, I am apparently no longer the decision maker."I guess Shrub has decided that he no longer needs the "ranch" to prop up his image as a "real cowboy". It was always a political prop and now he no longer needs it.
Update: I wonder how much money the government has spent on making the ranch a suitable place for the alternate White House?