Skip to comments.Muhammad Ali Visits Former Pres. Bush At Book Signing
Posted on 12/18/2010 10:20:36 AM PST by fabrizio
Former President George W. Bush was happily stunned when legendary former heavyweight boxing champ Muhammad Ali stood facing him.
Bush was at a Barnes & Noble Booksellers store in Phoenix today signing his book, Decision Points when the Greatest entered (with the Secret Service) to shake hands.
With his famous comic humor, Ali sat next to Bush and held the book up as press and public snapped photos.
Thanks for sharing! What a great photo.
That’s what I’ve always loved about Bush, while he had his faults and decisions I disagreed with, he’s humble and doesn’t seem to think he’s important. That’s why he’s surprised when people like this show up to see him.
Can you see zero if Ali had shown up to see him? It would have been all about the won and not the champ.
Birds of a feather flock together...
I never bought Clay’s jive, but I did buy Bushes for a while.
meh. Can’t think of anything good to say...
I’m glad that Bush enjoyed the moment.
I’ve never had any respect for Cassius Clay, however.
The muzzie convert and coward left our country to avoid military service.
Sigh... Forty five years later he’s STILL a draft dodger, but no one cares now either.
I know this will NEVER happen but I continue to entertain the fantasy that one day we turn on our computer to read “CASSIUS CLAY RENOUNCES ISLAM - CALLS ISLAM EVIL”. Imagine the impact that would have? I know, a guy can dream, can’t he?
When Ali was Ali I couldn’t stand him but I came to respect him after he retired. I was wrong about him. He was a great man who came of age before civil rights and being a white man I had no idea what it was like to be a black man in those days.
Cassius Clay looks as if he took about five too many shots to the head.
usually ignore mindless remarks, but this ones in a class all it's own.
Ali didn’t dodge the draft. He went to jail.
I'm not even sure he ever took 5 shots to the head period. Granted, he looks like an aged, professional boxer would, but in the ring, his accomplishments are impressive, regardless of what I think of his out of the ring persona.
That’s exactly what happened.
Thanks for setting the record straight.
Yeah communist propaganda along with help from leftists in th USA worked wonders. They used loud speakers to blast that crap at our military about the racist USA etc.....
He'd be dead in a week, and his family.....2 weeks.
He left the Nation of Islam, in fear of his life, he won't take that risk again with Sunni islam, even if he wanted to.
Smokin’ Joe would beg to differ with you. He delivered far more than 5 shots to Ali’s head in almost every round of their three fights.
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