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  •  I don't remember (7+ / 0-)

    any show of humility from W

    actually I remember HIS smirk

    " watch this drive"

    •  Maybe not so much humility-but more like (2+ / 0-)
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      Grabber by the Heel, Aunt Pat

      his "average guy" persona. I think it was all an act, but apparently some people ate it up.

      Where are all the jobs, Boehner?

      by Dirtandiron on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 02:37:41 PM PDT

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    •  Bush did actually show a lot of humanity (4+ / 0-)
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      Demi Moaned, Dirtandiron, IM, fumie

      We don't hate people usually; we hate cartoons we create of people. I remember many things that GWB said and did that were kind. Maybe they were faked. But he did say to Gore that, although he couldn't wish him success, he did wish him well. He also spoke to a young Senator called Barack Obama and told him that he had tremendous potential and could go all the way to the top but to be wary of people around him who might seem friendly but didn't have his interests at heart (he was probably thinking about Cheney at the time). He also suggested that Obama use Purel frequently to avoid colds. Listen, people who get to be President have got to possess some charm. They have to be very competitive and they have to be interested in people. Bush had those qualities and Romney doesn't.

      I can't believe I am defending George W. but, after what I have seen this last year or so, somehow he doesn't look so bad.

      The universe may have a meaning and a purpose, but it may just specifically not include you.

      by Anne Elk on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 02:46:25 PM PDT

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