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#1 Bono25

Posted 06 December 2018 - 01:26 PM

Anyone else find the relationship between the Obama's and Bush's incredibly sweet?
Surprised the see Bill Clinton look so emotional and loved that Hilary didn't even look at Trump!!

https://www.abc.net....uneral/10588234

#2 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 06 December 2018 - 01:59 PM

I was thinking how rude it was for the Trumps to stride off immediately after the casket had departed but then I guess nobody wanted them there anyway. What a graceless pair they are. George W said he loves Trump because he has taken over the title of Worst President Ever.

#3 Crazy4

Posted 06 December 2018 - 02:09 PM

View PostFeral Grey Mare, on 06 December 2018 - 01:59 PM, said:

I was thinking how rude it was for the Trumps to stride off immediately after the casket had departed but then I guess nobody wanted them there anyway. What a graceless pair they are. George W said he loves Trump because he has taken over the title of Worst President Ever.

That’s funny and so true. Wasn’t a fan of GWB as President but he seems quite likeable now as a person.

Loved how he handed something to Michelle Obama, a sweet I think like he has done at many state gatherings they’ve attended together.

#4 ~river song~

Posted 06 December 2018 - 02:51 PM

Celebrating the life of a war criminal.

I don’t care what he was like post president life, he had blood on his hands and the fact he lost after one term shows once upon a time the American public had a conscious.



#5 c.sanders

Posted 06 December 2018 - 10:16 PM

Trump has nothing on the rest of them.  George Bush junior was one of the worst!

So many lives lost in Iraq and the Middle East over oil,  fake wars and fake weapons of mass destruction.


For shame.

#6 AQSA

Posted 06 December 2018 - 10:58 PM

There is nothing 'incredibly sweet' about the 'relationship' between the Obama and Bush families (or the connection between the Bush and Clinton families). Corrupt to the core.

As for the comment about GWB 'seems quite likeable now as a person'. How did you come up with that opinion?

Trump leaving as soon as possible after protocol was complete was the right thing to do.

At least 1.3 million Muslims died because of GWB (with the help of his Father's mates) and the total number probably closer to 3 million.









#7 (feral)epg

Posted 06 December 2018 - 11:15 PM

I finally have something good to say about George Bush Junior.  
He can be polite, even charming to his political nemesis.

Once upon a time that would not have been considered a noteworthy thing.

#8 AQSA

Posted 06 December 2018 - 11:43 PM

View Post(feral)epg, on 06 December 2018 - 11:15 PM, said:

I finally have something good to say about George Bush Junior.  
He can be polite, even charming to his political nemesis.

Once upon a time that would not have been considered a noteworthy thing.

What scenario are you referring to? and who is his political nemesis?

Are you comparing him to Hillary Clinton who wasn't polite towards her political nemesis?

And being 'polite, even charming' towards a political nemesis counts for what exactly after being responsible for the deaths of millions of people, many of them children!?

#9 Bam1

Posted 07 December 2018 - 01:05 AM

View Post~river song~, on 06 December 2018 - 02:51 PM, said:

Celebrating the life of a war criminal.

I don’t care what he was like post president life, he had blood on his hands and the fact he lost after one term shows once upon a time the American public had a conscious.

Not quite sure you can conclude the American public had a conscience, he mainly lost because of his “read my lips - no new taxes”  and then ultimately created some to help fund the war. The American people wanted the war they just didnt want to pay for it.

#10 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 07 December 2018 - 05:35 AM

the coverage of hillary (in the broader press - not referring to anyone here) was interesting - and was a repeat of the same old misogyny “she hates jimmy carter! she was next to him and didn’t speak to him!” - she was next to him, i have no idea if she dislikes him but she most definitely spoke to him - there *was* footage of them having what appeared to be quite a friendly exchange....as for how she reacted to trump - the guy who wants to “lock her up”, “crooked hillary” - yeh well.  and as for Bush - i dont know about this re-writing of history - let’s be polite about someone because they’re dead. i didn’t do it with Thatcher either.


#11 BadCat

Posted 07 December 2018 - 05:58 AM

My takeaway from this is that the president is a toddler.

Comments I have seen in media (paraphrased):

He behaved himself
He controlled himself
He was proud of himself for behaving well


These are the kind of things I expect to hear about a 3yo attending a grown up event.

And he didn't behave himself.  He was a graceless clod, out of step with everyone else there.




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