At least it’s not Matt Lauer moderating. Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 · 1:35:28 AM +00:00 · Meteor Blades The last time the U.S, had an $800 billion trade deficit was … in George W. Bush’s last year in office, 2008. Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 · 1:35:54 AM +00:00 · Joan McCarter It’s definitely not Lauer moderating. Show More Summary
You may have seen the above photo of Michelle Obama apparently hugging George W. Bush at the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture somewhere online this weekend. It was passed around as an image that was, in the words of MSNBC.com, “so moving.” Read more...
Tonight’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and—God help us—Donald Trump coincides with the 56th anniversary of the infamous 1960 sweaty Nixon/hottie Kennedy matchup. But perhaps a more interesting prelude would be the 1984 vice presidential face off between George H.W. Bush and Geraldine Ferraro, in which she complained of his “patronizing attitude.” Read more...
Every presidential election has its buzzwords. In 2008, “hope” rang throughout Obama’s winning campaign. In 2000, “SNL” satirized the standoff between Al Gore and George W. Bush by coining the word “strategery” and poking fun at theShow More Summary
Bob Somerby reminds us today about the power of post-debate spin from the media. The teachable moment is October 3, 2000, the first debate between Al Gore and George Bush. Here's a real-time reaction from Time's Matt Cooper: Bush looks slightly awkward to me. Show More Summary
Now-viral photograph shows intimacy that first families share.
There was a time when neither Lionel Messi nor Cristiano Ronaldo owned the Ballon d’Or. It was nearly a decade ago in 2007 when George W.Bush was still in the White House, and Twitter and the iPhone were both only a year old. The winner...Show More Summary
When an image of First Lady Michelle Obama sharing an embrace with former president George W. Bush starting circulating the internet, Redditors couldn't stay away. In true Reddit fashion, a Photoshop Battle began. Reddit's Photoshop...Show More Summary
America is so ridiculously divided today that a hug between a prominent Democrat and Republican has become controversial. Michelle Obama politely embraced former president George W. Bush at the opening for the National Museum of African American History and Culture this past Saturday in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
In February 1988, Fred Barnes, then the White House correspondent for The New Republic, marveled at the refurbished George H. W. Bush who had appeared on stage in the first five Republican debates that winter and spring. “Who’d have guessed that Bush would perform so memorably in the debates?” he wrote. Show More Summary
Dozens of former appointees of the administration of former President George W. Bush announced their support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday in a bid for party unity ahead of Trump’s first debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Bush family and many connected to it remain cool to Trump. Show More Summary
The Bush and Obama families have a deep bond, thanks to the shared experience of life in the White House and George W. Bush’s decorum as an ex-president.
President Obama spoke today at the opening ceremonies for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the newest addition to the National Mall, which opened Saturday. Former president George W. Bush, who signed the bill...Show More Summary
On Saturday, the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture drew many important national figures. As such, there was a great deal of picture taking, but not all of the photo ops went off without a hitch. Show More Summary
At Saturday's opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Michelle Obama gave George W. Bush a warm hug. He appeared to enjoy the embrace, and, once the image of the moment between the two hit social media, internet users joined in on the good times. Show More Summary
"Even today, the journey towards justice is not compete. But this museum will inspire us to go farther and get there faster."Said George W. Bush, appearing today, along with President Obama and Chief Justice Roberts, at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Show More Summary
It was inevitable. First lady Michelle Obama hugged former President George W. Bush at the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and people on the internet...Show More Summary
Times are hard and confusing, but Michelle Obama gives a hug that could cure all ills. At the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. Saturday, the First Lady enveloped President George W. Show More Summary
Emily Yahr, "Read George W. Bush’s speech at the African American Museum, 13 years after signing the bill to build it", Washington Post 9/24/2016: Your browser does not support the audio element. Our country is better and more vibrant because of their contributions and the contributions of millions of African Americans. No telling of American […]
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