Skip to comments.The measure of a man
Posted on 01/17/2010 8:37:00 PM PST by Saije
During the Henry Gates Officer Crowley racial controversy there was a telling picture of Crowley assisting a disabled Henry Gates as both walked a few paces behind the ever haughty and imperious Barack Obama. As Obama was strutting before the cameras championing racial equality, the Officer, who had been portrayed as a racist by Gates, relinquished pride and exhibited compassion for his accuser. If what Michelle Obama professes is the truth and "actions speak louder than words," the picture of Crowley compassionately aiding and guiding Gates down the Rose Garden steps said a mouthful. Officer Crowley's empathy, as compared to Barack Obama's self-obsessed concern, was evident with out a word.
Yesterday, America witnessed a similar display of humbleness. George W. Bush, criticized, mocked, humiliated, blamed and dishonored by both Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, put the needs of the Haitian people before personal feelings and pride.
One of the many thousands of things Obama demeaned G.W. Bush for was his handling of Katrina. Sharply criticizing the ex-President Obama vowed,"We must ensure that the failures of the past are never repeated." Then Obama has the unmitigated audacity to call the supposed failed hurricane president in to assist in the relief effort to Haiti, a disaster of mass Biblical proportion. If Obama believed G.W. Bush was such a failure during Katrina, why enlist a bumbler in the Haitian effort? Or was Obama in need of an inclusive photo op before Tuesday's special election in Massachusetts?
Not only did Bush respond to Obama's invitation to assist the Haitian people, the former President "heaped burning coals upon Obama's head" by respectfully commending the standing President for a "swift and timely response to the disaster." Quite the opposite from the fiery darts Obama has been lobbing for years in Bush's direction.
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Bush has class, zer0 will never have that.
The Bushes have always had class. That is one thing it can be said the Clintons and the Obamas have never had, and will never have.
near Obama or the Clintons.
Brilliant, as always, Roscoe!
Bush is a decent guy, and Obama is not. Even the fruits over at Hillbuzz.com figured that one out—and they swore to defend the Bushes forevermore.
Obama will never miss an opportunity to smear someone.
Interesting contrast, indeed!