Skip to comments.Flashback: 'I'm Thrilled He's Here,' Bush Says As Putin Visits His Texas Ranch
Posted on 07/19/2018 6:26:09 PM PDT by EdnaMode
Vladimir Putin, wannabe cowboy and newly minted close buddy of President Bush, eagerly wanted to ride a horse in Texas, so he may have been disappointed to learn that Bush zips around his ranch in a Ford pickup.
That's what was awaiting the Putins as they landed at the Bush ranch outside Waco in midafternoon. The Bushes, in ranch gear and carrying umbrellas to shield their guests from the rain, met the casually attired Putins when they arrived by helicopter for an overnight and barbecue at the Bush home.
"The president brought the rain, for which we're always grateful in the state of Texas," Bush said, looking for a silver lining in the clouds. "I'm thrilled he's here. There is no better gift than rain."
Putin is the first foreign leader to visit the president's 1,600-acre Prairie Chapel Ranch. Bush said: "I want to show him some of my favorite spots."
The former KGB colonel who spent the better part of a career spying on the West has devoted the first two days of his first real U.S. tour applying for a membership card. In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, he said it is time to build a "qualitatively new relationship" and bury the "dead weight" of the Cold War. He promised what the West wanted to hear on economic reform at home and political cooperation in Afghanistan, while skating around the major differences still dividing the two sides on missile defense.
"The question is whether the United States and Russia need each other," Putin said earlier today at Rice University in Houston. His answer was an unwavering yes. "We have to sense the pulse of history."
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Not a word in support of the President by the globalist Bush clan. Disgusting.
Wow. That’s disgraceful. Shameful. And an absurd sign of weakness by an American President.
I never realized Bush committed high treason.
They are all hypocrites.
Everything is always all right when literally any other President but Trump it does. Be it Bush and his glowing words for Putin and how he lovingly gazed into his eyes and sensed his honest soul, or Obama’s travel bans and detention of kids... it’s only Trump does something that the Democrat partisans working in the mainstream media suddenly decide to go absolutely ape sh** over it.
Tippie Toe Jebbie says clap.
Didn’t Bush say he saw into Putin’s soul and knew he was a good man (or some such hoopla)?
Jeb was going to ask some pointed questions to Putin that time but fell asleep on the couch before he could say anything after pleased to meet you.
Jeb wants to patent a new drink:
Five Hour Low Energy.
Our relations with Russia were going well until obama got elected.
obama aligned with muslims == CAIR, muslim brotherhood, etc.
obama, hillary, huma, etc. .... yeah, it’s easy to see what happened with our relationship with Russia.
You mean Bush was thrilled the “Master Soviet Spy” Vladimir Putin was at his Ranch.
Didn’t GWB sell the ranch and lives in Dallas now? A Democrat city to his liking
I never wanted to admit that Bush was stupid. But inside I knew he was. This last election we the people stood up and voted for who we wanted instead of the lessor of two evils. And look what happened!
The CIA/Bush family drove me out of the Republican party. I supported “W” throughout his presidency because I saw the alternative clearly, but the experience left me outside “Republican” thought.
I’m only Constitutionalist now.
I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy.From the 2001 press conference. This was in response to a rhetorical question by Putin himself, to wit Can we trust Russia?
We had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul, a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country. And I appreciated so very much the frank dialogue. There was no kind of diplomatic chit chat, trying to throw each other off balance.
There was a straightforward dialogue, and thats the beginning of a very constructive relationship. I wouldnt have invited him to my ranch if I didnt trust him.
That’s it, thanks!
I see there’s a new thread:
Oops. Now this thread is self-referencing. Kinda like Being John Malkovich:
"Howdy there Putie-Put!"
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