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MrV
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petroglyph
December 1st, 2018 at 6:50:52 PM permalink
So Bush died.

Personally I never liked the guy.

He seemed smug, superior, elitist, remote and only interested in the patrician class.

While I'm not glad he's dead, I won't shed a tear for his legacy.

The damned fool got us mired in the middle east: bah!
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Nathan
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December 1st, 2018 at 7:17:29 PM permalink
Quote: MrV

So Bush died.

Personally I never liked the guy.

He seemed smug, superior, elitist, remote and only interested in the patrician class.

While I'm not glad he's dead, I won't shed a tear for his legacy.

The damned fool got us mired in the middle east: bah!



I feel sorry for George W and Jeb Bush. It's beyond heartbreaking sad that they lost both parents in the same year .. :(
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December 1st, 2018 at 8:32:06 PM permalink
I think history will judge him well. He was the leader of the free world when the Berlin Wall fell. When Germany reunited and the evil Soviet Empire fell.
Rest in peace.
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December 1st, 2018 at 9:09:33 PM permalink
I was sad when he sold out his own platform as a moderate to be Reagan's VP. He had to buy into two things specifically he was opposed to, anti-abortion stance and supply-side economics, and he did. So I do hold those two against him. But otherwise, he was a very good President.
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December 1st, 2018 at 9:44:15 PM permalink
There is a discussion at DT about GHWB, where I gave my thoughts already.

Briefly, I think he was an average president. Of the six Republican presidents in my lifetime, I'd rank him 4th. Personally, I don't feel any strong connection. The best thing I can say is he never made any big mistakes. He was very prudent. I have nothing against prudence, but it isn't exciting. That is probably what women say about me. I'll shut up now.
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RogerKint
December 2nd, 2018 at 5:32:27 AM permalink
Don't believe anything until it is officially denied.
TomG
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December 2nd, 2018 at 3:15:54 PM permalink
A great American who died far too young
onenickelmiracle
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December 2nd, 2018 at 7:25:10 PM permalink
I remember when he had his state of the union after desert shield, he stuttered/was interrupted when saying "...in aid of this small country" but it sounded like "in aid of this small c#nt". You would probably have to get an original recording of it to hear it, this kind of thing gets edited out and corrected later on.
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December 2nd, 2018 at 10:22:40 PM permalink
He represented the deep end of the deepest state. Thank goodness, Donald Trump put the grandson out of business. I wonder how he will be judged by his maker? He always knew what the people would do if they were to judge him on real facts.
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December 2nd, 2018 at 11:00:31 PM permalink
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