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Bush 41
« on: December 02, 2018, 02:16:47 PM »
Say what you will about his politics; he had more integrity than 90% of politicians today. I’d take him over Trump in a heartbeat.

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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2018, 02:19:14 PM »
Say what you will about his politics; he had more integrity than 90% of politicians today. I’d take him over Trump in a heartbeat.
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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2018, 02:52:07 PM »
He was a very decent, but not a truly great president. What I liked about him is how he handled the turbulent times that followed after the fall of communism in Europe (like the reunification of Germany).
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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2018, 05:07:13 PM »
I agree that Bush I appeared to have been a man of integrity, and also seems to have valued decency. Some of his actions as president could lead one to doubt those qualities, but holding the course in pursuing an ideological agenda (which he did) can lead one to making very questionable decisions.

I think the glaring contrast between the character of GHW Bush and that of the current US president has lead to more flattering eulogies than might have otherwise appeared.
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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2018, 10:54:21 PM »
Say what you will about his politics; he had more integrity than 90% of politicians today. I’d take him over Trump in a heartbeat.

It was "good riddance to Bush" during the Obama Administration from me, but now I miss Bush like crazy.
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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2018, 11:16:36 PM »
Which Bush are you talking about? If Trump is 45 then Bush senior would be 41 right?
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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2018, 11:22:45 PM »
I’m talking about 41.  He died.

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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2018, 12:22:49 AM »
I’m talking about 41.  He died.

I get numbers confused, tho to be honest I'd prefer either Bush over Trump.
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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2018, 01:02:19 AM »
^ or even Larry of the three stooges over Trump

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Re: Bush 41
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2018, 07:07:51 PM »
^ or even Larry of the three stooges over Trump

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