Apparently. The guy doing the video kind of missed it.
But either way, Bush looked pretty good throwing out the first pitch of Sunday night’s World Series game. Hard to believe he’s 71 years old. A nice touch having his dad hand him the ball. H.W. is 93 and, if you want some perspective, was elected to Congress in the 1960s and was elected vice president 37 years ago.
Here is the famous moment 16 years ago today in 2001 when, following the Sept. 11 attacks, Bush threw a perfect strike. It meant something.
The Clintons and Bushes will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration after all, despite their bad blood with the president-elect.
Former President Bill Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush all plan to attend the inauguration ceremonies Jan. 20, it was announced Tuesday.
There had been widespread speculation that Hillary Clinton and her husband would skip the swearing-in ceremony of her Republican opponent after the particularly nasty presidential race.
One of the great ironies of the Obama administration is that George W. Bush, both during and after his presidency, has done more for Africa than President Obama, the son of an actual African. Bush’s efforts to combat the plague of AIDS in Africa have been aggressive, consistent, and successful. For a time during his… Continue Reading
As President Obama was traversing Alaska last week sounding the alarm about the theoretical consequences of global warming, a more concrete threat loomed just off the coast, in the Bering Sea. Five Chinese naval ships suddenly materialized and were cruising about, symbols of China’s growing military might and its challenge to America’s naval hegemony in… Continue Reading
Republican candidates are beginning to target the presidency of George W. Bush, viewing it as an Achilles’ heel for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush even though they are attacking the most recent chief executive from their own party. This week, both Carly Fiorina and Ohio Gov. John Kasich suggested massive failures on the part of… Continue Reading
Some, including journalists, are simply appalled that President Obama was asked provocatively Wednesday why it was he didn’t bring U.S. hostages home as part of the Iran nuclear deal. Seems to me I remember lots of provocative questioning of George W. Bush. The Washington Free Beacon has dug up a sampling, not all of it… Continue Reading
President Obama is playing his customary Blame Bush card, trying to heave the Iraq catastrophe, featuring the ISIS caliphate, onto his predecessor. “ISIL is a direct outgrowth of al Qaeda in Iraq that grew out of our invasion,” Obama said in an interview with VICE News released Monday. “Which is an example of unintended consequences. Which is… Continue Reading
Former President George W. Bush today gave a rare TV interview and, in what may be an unprecedented step, directly criticized President Obama. Bush, who was being interviewed at a golf tournament for wounded warriors by Brian Kilmeade of Fox News, said he agreed with an assessment by Obama’s military advisors that a serious, though… Continue Reading
President Obama today said the United States tortured people in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, saying that while he understood the emotion that drove the practice, it was nevertheless unequivocally wrong. Obama spoke today during an impromptu press conference at the White House. “We tortured some folks,” Obama said during a long answer to a question not… Continue Reading