Skip to comments.Michelle Obama on George W: 'I Love Him to Death'
Posted on 10/11/2018 11:24:07 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
(Newser) – Michelle Obama and George W. Bush have long had a special relationship, and at John McCain's funeral, a video of the former president handing the former first lady a cough drop as they sat next to one another in the crowd went viral. Obama, appearing on TODAY Thursday, explained. "It was a simple gesture," she said. As Bush got out a cough drop for his wife, Laura, "I looked over and I said, 'Hand me a cough drop,'" and he did. "President Bush and I, we are forever seatmates because of protocol. That's how we sit at all the official functions," she added. "He is my partner in crime at every major thing where all the 'formers' gather. So we're together all the time, and I love him to death. He's a wonderful man, he's a funny man."
She added that people are craving bipartisan moments like these: "That's what people are hungry for. ... Party doesn't separate us, color, gender, those kinds of things don't separate us. It's the messages that we send. If we're the adults and the leaders in the room and we're not showing that level of decency, we cannot expect our children to do the same. So that's what I think about, when I think about the gestures and the symbols and what our words mean and the impact that it has. I think about the next generation, every single time." As for the cough drop, it was pretty old, she noted. The box had a White House logo on it, "And I was like, 'How long have you had these?'" Obama recalled. "He said, 'A long time; we've got a lot of these.'"
That would be the WORST SITCOM COUPLE EVER!!!
Not surprised that "please" wasn't in that sentence anywhere.
Sure bipartisanship is wonderful, as long as the GOPe traitors do as the Rats say.
Politicians all know how to make nice, and say things they don’t mean.
Oh please! And here I just had breakfast.
Everytime I see a photo of W. grinnin’ like a GD Cheshire Cat while hugging (?!) Michelle, I’m reminded of how wrong I can be about admiring certain presidents.
The way she has spoken about him and his presidency,
And still, he just ‘luvs’ her to bits!
The word Masochist is in the dictionary for a reason.
It was once said: Differences between the Clintons. Bushes and Obamas are by degrees, not by kind
She probably meant to end the sentence with “White Boy!”,
but her voice was too hoarse from sighing with boredom.
I though George Bush didn’t care about black people.
It was Laura's cough drop
Well, there go her future political ambitions down the drain.
The Demon Rats will never forgive her for this.
Now GWB is bad, and Kanye is good.
She dropped it in the restroom earlier.
That’s nice, Michelle.
The Obamas should be ashamed for what they did to Bush, and he shouldn't even speak to them.
But, their cozy relationship just goes to show that for them, it's all a game they play.
How good was GWB? Not very. In fact, piss poor.
Eric Holder said, give me a damn cough drop.
Or, I’ll kick you in your sack whitey!
Well, she’s a guy.
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