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Thu May 31, 2012, 09:03 PM

Alongside Obama, George W. Bush steals the WH show

The Palm Beach Post headline, definitely not mine. Quite a long article...http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/nation/alongside-obama-george-w-bush-steals-the-wh-2383664.html




WASHINGTON It's Barack Obama's house now, but his predecessor and political foil, George W. Bush, stole the show at the White House on Thursday with his wisecracks and grin.

"Thank you so much for inviting our rowdy friends to my hanging," the former president said, referring to members of his family and former staff, invited back to the executive mansion for the unveiling of his and Laura Bush's official portraits. "Behave yourselves," he jokingly admonished his crowd.

Bush told the current president he was pleased to know "that when you are wandering these halls as you wrestle with tough decisions, you will now be able to gaze at this portrait and ask, 'What would George do?'"

Free from the stress of the presidency and after three years spent largely out of the spotlight, a relaxed and jovial Bush came back with his father, former President George H.W. Bush, for a rare gathering of three commanders in chief. Former first lady Barbara Bush was there, too, as were George W. and Laura's daughters, Jenna and Barbara.

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Reply Alongside Obama, George W. Bush steals the WH show (Original post)
monmouth May 2012 OP
annabanana May 2012 #1
SammyWinstonJack May 2012 #2
Cali_Democrat May 2012 #3
Jamaal510 Jun 2012 #21
MrSlayer May 2012 #4
El Supremo May 2012 #9
madinmaryland May 2012 #11
El Supremo May 2012 #17
madinmaryland May 2012 #18
MrSlayer May 2012 #13
Summer Hathaway May 2012 #5
Art_from_Ark Jun 2012 #20
hifiguy May 2012 #6
UTUSN May 2012 #7
Gold Metal Flake May 2012 #8
joelz May 2012 #10
spanone May 2012 #12
GreatCaesarsGhost May 2012 #14
Dawson Leery May 2012 #15
malaise May 2012 #16
EC May 2012 #19

Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:05 PM

1. Still a lowlife jackass, I see.

Hyuck Hyuck Hyuck..

stale schtick

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:06 PM

2. Drunken idiot.

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:08 PM

3. He should be in jail for war crimes. n/t

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #3)

Fri Jun 1, 2012, 11:23 PM

21. IOKIYAR

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:10 PM

4. I thought the event went well.

 

He had some good lines in there. I'll always hate what he did as President but he was funny today. It is what it is.

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #4)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:44 PM

9. -1000

You are strange.

Why would this murdering bastard dare show his drunken ass in Washington again?

Do you like Cheney's jokes too?

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Response to El Supremo (Reply #9)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:59 PM

11. And yet you have no problem with this murdering bastard hanging out with your best bud...





nuff said.

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #11)

Thu May 31, 2012, 10:30 PM

17. Oh fuck off!

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Response to El Supremo (Reply #17)

Thu May 31, 2012, 10:54 PM

18. So you are not a Rangers fan anymore? Pirates fan maybe? At least we have won a few

World Series Championships!!


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Response to El Supremo (Reply #9)

Thu May 31, 2012, 10:13 PM

13. Because they don't consider him a murdering bastard in D.C.

 

That's why he dares show his face. They live in a different reality than you and I.

You might as well ask why President Obama dared receive this criminal and honor him. Why didn't he arrest him and send him to the Hague?

Look, I'm not saying he isn't a murdering war criminal and the destroyer of economies and all of that, he is. But that doesn't mean he wasn't funny today at this event.

Maybe you can't seperate the whole of the man and his deeds from the singular events of today but I can. Sorry.

If Cheney ever says something funny I will laugh. Does that mean I support him? Of course not.

I am strange but not because of this. Heh.

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:19 PM

5. "The Show" is invariably stolen

by the drunk who shows up in the middle of the party.

I don't suppose the pics of Dubya with a lampshade on his head will make the news.

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Response to Summer Hathaway (Reply #5)

Fri Jun 1, 2012, 12:41 AM

20. He was playing Foster Brooks to Obama's Bill Cosby



Bb...b...Bill? *hic* Billlllllll?

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:20 PM

6. Bush shouldn't mention hanging.

There's no statute of limitations on war crimes.

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:23 PM

7. No speechwriter on staff. Just Happy Hour bozoisms. n/t

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:24 PM

8. I watched the clip shown on Rachael and his coke jaw thing was on overdrive.

The Dolly Madison saves the Washington painting story and the joke to Michelle about his own painting showed his coke jaw movements like I had never seen before.

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 09:55 PM

10. One would think bush and company would be having a

fair trial by now for war crimes and crimes against humanity after all Obama taught constitutional law at Chicago U,Attorney General Eric Holder was a federal judge.They have left a trail of self incriminating evidence in there books and tv interviews a mile wide whats the hold up? Could it be anything to do with the secrete kill list and trashing the fifth amendment?

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 10:01 PM

12. the nerve, after lying our nation to war...the nerve.

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 10:21 PM

14. Did they show the beginning?

after a standing ovation from his buddies, he told people to sit down.

They continued to applaud and w shouted " SIT DOWN!".

It was really strange.

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 10:24 PM

15. The teabaggers were dreaming that their boy Bush was still in charge.

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 10:26 PM

16. All I hope is that they swept the room

for bugs and sprayed it for vermin

Question - was the war criminal of a Dick not invited or did he boycott the hanging?

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Response to monmouth (Original post)

Thu May 31, 2012, 11:32 PM

19. I'm sure it was planned that way.

Obama is a gracious host and would not have had it any other way. It was *'s day.

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