The Classless President try’s to Insult Former President George W. Bush

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President Obama Insults Former President Bush At His Own Portrait Hanging

Apparently, as with so many other things, some people who hold the Presidency have class and some don’t. To all appearances, former President George W. Bush is the former, and current President Barack Obama is the latter, at least if this afternoon‘s unveiling of former President Bush’s Presidential portrait is any guide.

This event – which is, at least in theory, supposed to be free of partisan sniping, got an earful of just that when President Obama gave his introductory remarks welcoming Bush:

President Obama on Thursday twisted the knife he‘d stuck in his predecessor’s legacy, reminding former President George W. Bush that he left the economy a mess and al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden alive when he left the White House three years ago.

“The months before I took the oath of office were a chaotic time,” Obama told a crowd of mostly former Bush administration officials and members of the Bush family, including Bush’s parents, former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush.[…]

“We knew our economy was in trouble, our fellow Americans were in pain, but we wouldn’t know until later just how breathtaking the financial crisis had been,” Obama continued, raising some eyebrows among the Bush crowd seated just a few feet away.

Obama stopped short of blaming Bush for the recession, something he has done repeatedly on the campaign trail.

Instead, Obama couched his remarks with praise of the former president, thanking Bush for going out of his way “in the middle of that crisis … to make sure that the transition to a new administration was as seamless as possible.”

Translation: “Thanks for getting out of the way and letting the smart people take over, you jerk.”

Bush, however, was the picture of grace, not saying anything remotely insulting about Obama or his wife, and instead treating them with all the deference a sitting President might expect. Indeed, the only place where Bush could have been construed to say anything insulting was when he named his own wife the best First Lady ever, with his mother Barbara Bush maybe tying her. And as to himself, he didn’t pull any punches there, using his typical self-deprecating humor.

“Madame First Lady, thank you so much for inviting our rowdy friends to my hanging,” he joked.

You can watch former President Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush’s remarks below:

Preview of Future Obama White House Portrait


16 responses to “The Classless President try’s to Insult Former President George W. Bush

  1. Good Morning America :D


  2. US economy added 69K jobs in May, fewest in a year, unemployment up

    U.S. employers created 69,000 jobs in May, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate ticked up. The dismal jobs figures could fan fears that the economy is sputtering.

    The Labor Department also says the economy created far fewer jobs in the previous two months than first thought. It revised those figures down to show 49,000 fewer jobs created.

    The unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent from 8.1 percent in April, the first increase in 11 months.

    The economy is averaging just 73,000 jobs per month over the past two months — roughly a third of jobs created per month in the first quarter.

    Weak job growth could damage President Barack Obama’s reelection prospects. Mitt Romney, the Republican challenger, has made the economy the central theme of his campaign.

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  3. Yes unemployment problem serious, and here we on an equal basis. And now there is some statistics:

    Sad historical statistics of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan is the country in which the generation of the people grew at present, which last 30 years daily saw people with the weapon for which their life cost nothing. It is possible to present what consciousness at them created such realities. It is the wild territory which for all history known to mankind anybody couldn’t win yet.

    Following the results of war in Afghanistan in ten years, from 1979 to 1989, losses of the USSR made 15 051 persons.
    From our party the Soviet Army battled alone, to the Afghan armies resisting to us and Mujahideens during the conflict support was rendered by military experts of the USA, a number of the European countries — members of NATO, China, and also the Pakistan intelligence services. Exasperation of belligerent parties reached extreme limits. It is known that Mujahideens subjected captured to tortures among which that is widely known under the name «a red tulip». (A red tulip — a painful type of execution to which душманы subjected captured Soviet soldiers in days of the Soviet-Afghan war. Captured, previously having pumped up drugs, suspend by hands. Then cut skin with armpits round a body and wrap it to a belt. After effect of drug passes, the victim either goes mad, or dies of pain.)

    Sanitary losses — nearly 54 thousand wounded, contused and injured. For the maintenance of the 40th army and conducting combat operations from the budget of the USSR it was annually spent about 3 billion US dollars.
    Losses of Afghanistan – the figure in 1 million victims more often meets; available estimates fluctuate from 670 thousand civilians to 2 million generally.
    It should be noted that support and socialism establishment in Afghanistan was the official and real purpose USSR.
    About 800 million US dollars were annually spent for support of the Kabul government from the budget of the USSR.


    The USA perform operation in Afghanistan within operation «Indestructible freedom», begun in reply to an act of terrorism on September 11 2001. In Afghanistan, by data for 2008, there is 50 000 military personnel of forces of the International security assistance force (English ISAF), operating under the aegis of NATO. Forces of a coalition are placed on the most part of the territory of the country. The largest contingent as a part of ISAF the USA have. The structure of ISAF includes representatives of 39 countries — as members of NATO which is not entering into Alliance.
    As of October 15, 2009 of loss of the international coalition during operation «Indestructible freedom» (mainly in Afghanistan) made 1451 servicemen victims. The greatest losses incurred the USA (869), Great Britain (221), Canada (131). The majority of the military personnel of NATO perishes from improvised explosive devices (English Improvised Explosive Device). Taking into account the last losses, the number of the killed foreign soldiers in Afghanistan since the beginning of this year exceeded 400 people. For all last year in Afghanistan 286 foreign military personnel was lost.

    Losses of Afghans – nobody can correctly count up, eat only separate statistics on separate cases which can’t give a full picture. Practice of drawing of rocket attacks by pilotless planes is widespread. Officially declared purposes of the USA:
    * overthrow of a mode of Talibs,
    * release of the territory of Afghanistan from influence of Talibs,

    Really the USA are pursued the geopolitical and criminal aims.

    Results at present:
    The senate of the USA approved the military budget of the country for 2010. It is supposed to direct on needs of the Pentagon to 626 billion dollars.
    In the new budget on carrying out operations in Afghanistan and Iraq allocation of 128 billion dollars that increases the general expenses on conducting combat operations in both countries to more than 1 trillion dollars is provided. Obama accurately declared that the Afghan war is his war, and he intends to double number of the American military contingent which was there by the end of the current year.

    After NATO occupation production of drugs increased. According to Federal service on control of drug trafficking from 2001 to 2008 the volume of made opiates grew in 44 times, Afghanistan left on the second place in the world after Morocco on production of marihuana and hashish, and in warehouses in Afghanistan, according to data of the United Nations, on a case of a crop failure of poppy over one thousand tons of pure heroin is stored.
    Till 2001 the Afghan narcotraffic repeatedly was a subject of discussion in UNSF, and after discussion ceased to carry out.
    On the subject of obtaining the income by the American occupational armies from cultivation of opium the documentary film of “BAZ” is shot.

    According to FSKN from heroin of the Afghan production in Russia twice more people annually perish, than were lost the Soviet soldiers for all ten years’ war in Afghanistan …


    • You really did a great job in presenting these statistics and numbers. The torture you describe against Soviet Soldiers is unspeakable to say the least. In my Country the Liberals were enraged over Waterboarding which later turned out to be the key reason we were able to track down and kill Osama Bin Laden.

      I salute your efforts in giving us this information my friend


  4. Even Bill Clinton is on record for acknowledging Romney’s experience and success in the private sector.
    Obama is on thin ice, today conducting a record 6 fundraisers.
    The shallow attempt to malign GWB, in front of his parents and his wife is an example of just how much of a thug and a bully he is.
    And, he did it in the White House.
    Obama is nothing more than a punk.
    Question,…Why did he invite GWB’s parents ?
    Out of consideration, or, to make sure that he got the knife just a little bit deeper ?
    Class in the end won out.
    George W. Bush’s comments, however subtle, did not fall on deaf ears.


    • I especially liked George W. Bush’s Comment and compliment of Laura Bush being the Best First Lady Ever.

      I’ll bet Michelle Obama was frothing at the mouth over that comment.


      • The definition of CLASS.
        The Romney’s will never denigrate the White House like the current tenants have done and will continue to do.
        Sack races my ass !


      • I have heard that Nancy Reagan has endorsed Romney, saying that ‘Ronnie’ would have approved of his economic policies.


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