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George W. Bush Finally Criticizes Another President
American Thinker.com ^ | November 13, 2017 | Peter Nichols

Posted on 11/13/2017 6:43:02 AM PST by Kaslin

Some weeks ago, former President George W. Bush delivered a speech attacking the incumbent president, Donald Trump, and his supporters. That was the “unmistakable” thrust of Mr. Bush’s remarks, in the apprehension of virtually everyone, even though he chose not to mention President Trump by name. The address consisted largely of elliptical references to sins committed against democracy, with the guilty parties left unidentified. But all of the sins referenced -- bigotry, white supremacism, nativism, protectionism, isolationism, “casual cruelty,” Russian interference in the last election -- sounded like liberal talking points. This address, given at an assemblage entitled “Spirit of Liberty: At Home, In the World” in New York City, was not criticism of the Democrats.

The former President, of course, has grounds for personal animosity against Trump. As a candidate, Mr. Trump attacked the Bush Administration and, in particular, the Iraq War. He was not kind to Jeb Bush when they were competing for the Republican nomination. And yet, President Bush’s two current friends, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, denigrated him often enough. And their supporters in Congress, the press, Hollywood, and everywhere else reviled him. More significantly, this is about the future of the American people, not the personal pique of the famous and powerful.

For those of us who venerate President Bush’s leadership in the months after September 11, there is no pleasure in taking exception to what he chooses to say now. The former President, of course, is perfectly free to denigrate the present Republican Administration, having uttered not a word against his Democratic predecessor or successor, whose company he now keeps with manifest cordiality. Mr. Bush apparently deems uplifting the sight of him associating with such men as Bill Clinton and Barack Obama,

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: bush43; georgehwbush; georgewbush; rino; turncoat
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1 posted on 11/13/2017 6:43:02 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

I regret voting for that turd - and his retarded father!


2 posted on 11/13/2017 6:45:17 AM PST by New Jersey Realist ( (Be Nice To Your Kids. They Will Pick Out Your Nursing Home))
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To: Kaslin

Did he ever criticize bammy?


3 posted on 11/13/2017 6:45:51 AM PST by I want the USA back (ItÂ’s Ok To Be White. White Lives Matter. White Guilt is Socially Constructed)
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To: Kaslin

The Bushes are corporate liberals like the rest of the GOPe.


4 posted on 11/13/2017 6:47:55 AM PST by headstamp 2 (My "White Privilege" is my work ethic.)
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To: Kaslin

Silent George only speaks when he wants to defend the RINO establishment. Yet he found nothing to criticize in the Obama administration.


5 posted on 11/13/2017 6:47:58 AM PST by Starboard
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To borrow a page from Laura Ingraham:

SHUT UP AND PAINT.


6 posted on 11/13/2017 6:48:18 AM PST by Psalm 144 (GOPe delenda est)
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To: Kaslin

I hate the Bushes - the entire Klan of transported Yankee Swindlers along with their globalist crony capitalist acolytes - Romney, Kasich, McCain, Graham, etc.


7 posted on 11/13/2017 6:51:27 AM PST by ZULU (DITCH MITCH!!! DUMP RYAN!! DROP DEAD MCCAIN!! KIM FATTY the THIRD = Kim Jung Un)
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To: Starboard; E. Pluribus Unum
To honor E. Pluribus Unum and his repeated gif posting of Hillary's 9/11 performance, whenever I see a W-related posting, I will post this pic:


8 posted on 11/13/2017 6:51:28 AM PST by DoodleBob
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To: New Jersey Realist

just another fn hippy


9 posted on 11/13/2017 6:53:18 AM PST by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: New Jersey Realist

to say nuthin re grandaddy prescott......


10 posted on 11/13/2017 6:54:58 AM PST by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Kaslin
Maybe the libs were right for a change? W. was the most dense president I've ever seen. I remember during his debates that an 8th grader could have handled most of the questions better. It was like he was in a mental fog. We would read of FR how he won every debate but, honestly, he was clueless. I am not sure if too much drinking or drugs in his past carried over.
11 posted on 11/13/2017 6:56:11 AM PST by boycott
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To: DoodleBob

Haha. Love that one!

I guess Ann Richards was right when she said Bush was born with silver foot in his mouth.


12 posted on 11/13/2017 6:58:37 AM PST by Starboard
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To: New Jersey Realist; All

13 posted on 11/13/2017 7:01:14 AM PST by carriage_hill ( Poor demoncrats haven't been this mad, since the Republicans took their slaves away.)
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To: Kaslin

Bush back on the sauce.


14 posted on 11/13/2017 7:01:49 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Kaslin

Terrie Schiavo, George W. “Aw gee, Biff” McFly Bush, Terrie Schiavo.

And your coward little brother, too!


15 posted on 11/13/2017 7:01:52 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: I want the USA back

“Did he ever criticize bammy?”

Not once that I call recall, although bammy spent four years in the Oval Office, and 2 years before that as a candidate, berating GWB. Similarly Slick Willy spend year berating GHWB who then adopted him as a son.

Yet, both Bushes for whom thousands of grass roots Republicans spent their time and money, refused to vote in 2016 for the chosen Republican nominee. They have both squandered the good will of grass roots Republicans for the hope of acceptance and adulation from Obama/Clinton/Democrats.

I have lost all but an ounce or two of respect for the Bushes.


16 posted on 11/13/2017 7:05:09 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: New Jersey Realist

Have GHWB, GWB, and Jebbie come out against Judge Moore yet?


17 posted on 11/13/2017 7:05:40 AM PST by Theodore R. (Let's not squander the golden opportunity of 2017.)
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To: Starboard

Yea, Ann Richards was so right on target that GWB’s daughter is working for Cecile Richards, isn’t she? Folks, we were all had by the Bushes.


18 posted on 11/13/2017 7:07:35 AM PST by Theodore R. (Let's not squander the golden opportunity of 2017.)
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To: EDINVA

Yet, both Bushes for whom thousands of grass roots Republicans spent their time and money, refused to vote in 2016 for the chosen Republican nominee. They have both squandered the good will of grass roots Republicans for the hope of acceptance and adulation from Obama/Clinton/Democrats.

I have lost all but an ounce or two of respect for the Bushes.


Not only that but W is out now giving virtue signalling public speeches to the judges he appointed to block MAGA. You can bet they got that “signal” loud and clear. To spit in the faces of the MAGA voting GOP base that also elected him POTUS is pathetic.


19 posted on 11/13/2017 7:10:53 AM PST by lodi90
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To: Kaslin

Basically, if you want war without real commitment to a clearly defined victory that serves our national interests, then vote/support the Bushes the warmonger wing of our party.

IMHO, it is no accident that both Bushes part of the Military Industrial Complex led us into very expensive wars.


20 posted on 11/13/2017 7:11:18 AM PST by FranklinsTower
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