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Posted on 03/18/2009 11:35:09 AM PDT by meandog
Bush: Obama Is Doing Just Fine
You probably wouldnt expect former President George W. Bush, in his first speech since leaving office, to praise his successor.
But thats exactly what he did Tuesday.
In a folksy address to 1,400 people in Canada, he expressed confidence in President Obamas ability to mend the economy and financial system, Jason Enns, a financial advisor who attended the speech, told Bloomberg. Media werent allowed at the event.
He told us: Wall Street had a big party and now were dealing with their hangover, Enns says.
Enns said Bush told the audience that he expects Obama will do a fantastic job and that he will provide help and advice if Obama asks for it.
Bush told the crowd in Calgary, which is the base for much of Canadas oil and natural gas industry, that the U.S. will need the crude extracted from northern Albertas oil sands, the largest reserves outside the Middle East, Enns said.
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President Bush knows Obama will end up making his own administration look good.
Oh, wait a minute...
Wow, what a thick skin he has. After the daily trashing from the obamanauts, I think he would come out swinging.
Bush is trying to save his behind by NOT saying anything derrogatory or inflaming. He knows Obama and Congress has threatened to go after him on war crimes and could do it...and they have gotten to him. That’s my take on this crap. One day he will write a book about it but maybe by having Cheney do the talking at LEAST he’s trying to get the message out on Obama!
Hahahahahaha..could you imagine?
He has more allegiance to his fellow elitists than he does conservatives...
Bush was not a conservative...how will the Bushbots on this board explain this??????
“You’re doing a heckuva job, Brownie!”
/I can’t believe I typed that, I can’t resist the low-hanging fruit
All FReeper Bushbots should be forced to read just what their hero the zero supporter is saying.
SCREW BUSH, and heck McCain and all RINO’s.
Look, I hated it every time a former president ... i.e. that jerk Carter and sometimes Clinton....criticized the current one....so....I think this is ok - besides Bush knows we all know the truth.
Great minds think alike. Unfortunately, so do small ones.
Bush is a gentleman, which is usually the correct answer, but this is a special case. This is not a case of Jimmy Carter, who meant well. It's not Ike, who did a pretty good job. It's not even FDR, who did a lot of harm to the free market but believed in America more or less. We are dealing with a socialist who hates freedom and everything America stands for, and it's not the time to be a gentleman about Obama's disgust for those of us he describes as "behind enemy lines", meaning those who work for a living and produce value.
The socialist is not doing "fine"; Obama is intentionally doing evil and doing it surprisingly effectively.
Enns said Bush told the audience that he expects Obama will do a fantastic job
I'll buy that one. I found "fantastic" defined as:
fan·tas·tic (fn-tstk) also fan·tas·ti·cal (-t-kl) adj.
1. Quaint or strange in form, conception, or appearance.
2. a. Unrestrainedly fanciful; extravagant: fantastic hopes.
b. Bizarre, as in form or appearance; strange: fantastic attire; fantastic behavior.
c. Based on or existing only in fantasy; unreal
I am with you. I was livid at that prick Carter in particular. I appreciate that Bush won't play that game. Shows the respect for the office that former presidents should display.
Let everybody else from his adminstration do the dirty work. Bush should just smile and enjoy retirement with dignity.
Funny how quickly people forget the protests of "When people talk down our president, it gives encouragment to the America-haters and terrorists" and "politics stops at the border" and all those phrases.
I'm thinking of all those who bitched about Americans who put down our country overseas or expressed disagreement with Bush in foreign countries, and said it was one thing to do it here, but near-treason to do it outside the country.
I'm also recalling those who reminded Clinton and Carter about the unwritten rule about criticizing the serving president.
Remembering the standards most people either just talk about or think only apply to others, not themselves: Indeed, he is a class act. /No sarc
P.S. Anyone who thinks ANY ex-president reveals his true feelings about a serving president is incredibly naive.
I’m not going to vote for Bush in 2012, that’s for sure!
Is it still a no-no to bash Bush on this forum? I mean even when he did stupid things? Just wondering?
GWB’s handling of all this brings to mind the faithful wife watching her philandering husband move on down the road with another floozie. “I hope he makes you just as happy as he’s made me..and more to ya!”
Perfect? Far from it.
Weary of endless attacks? You betcha!
I thank him for working to rebuild respect and dignity of the presidency, and keeping us safe.
A lot of the good he did swept away in days by an ungrateful electorate.
And screw the BDSers