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Old 11-07-2012, 03:08 AM   #1
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Default Where was Bush? Why didn't Bush help Romney?

After watching Clinton help Obama, you have to wonder, where was George W. Bush? Bush and Cheney seem to have completely vanished in just four years and they weren't even invited to the Republican Convention!

Are the Republicans implicitly acknowledging that the Bush Administration was an abject failure and that one of their own is now the leading contender for worst president in American history?

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert...b_2047102.html

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Old 11-07-2012, 03:23 AM   #2
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Are you kidding? He WAS the worst president ever, he almost single handily destroyed your economy. Between massive tax cuts in his first year leaving massive gaps in your budget, then compounded that with an ILLEGAL war in Iraq (supported by outright lies), borrowing the money from Chinese Bankers to pay for it.

Oh, and then there's the little collapse of your economy in his last year while all his buddies and donors got billions in profits..lets get that guy on our team, LOL. You know what's scary? 66% of americans believe in Demonic possession so telling these people the Bush is actually the Best president ever might have worked.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:55 AM   #3
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How could Bush "help" anybody?
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:00 AM   #4
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Bush was busy still helping Obama.
http://news.yahoo.com/exit-poll-many...-election.html
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:13 AM   #5
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:27 AM   #6
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The worst president in a generation is not really somebody you want helping.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:38 AM   #7
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when you have the media & the left re-write history calling you the 'worst' president ever why would you come out?

The hate on the left is unlimited and unending.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:38 AM   #8
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After watching Clinton help Obama, you have to wonder, where was George H. W. Bush? Bush and Cheney seem to have completely vanished in just four years and they weren't even invited to the Republican Convention!

Are the Republicans implicitly acknowledging that the Bush Administration was an abject failure and that one of their own is now the leading contender for worst president in American history?

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert...b_2047102.html
What does George H. W. Bush have to do with Cheney? No wonder you can't find who you're looking for, you don't even know who it is!
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:38 AM   #9
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How could Bush "help" anybody?
+1.

I'm glad Romney was defeated, but the Rethuglican Party of Lincoln isn't out yet.
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:52 AM   #10
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Bush wasn't going to be of any help. His presidency was so bad that Barack Obama got a Nobel Prize just for not being Bush.
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What does George H. W. Bush have to do with Cheney? No wonder you can't find who you're looking for, you don't even know who it is!
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:57 AM   #12
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How would Bush help? He was a disaster president that people wanted gone at the end. He would have caused more harm than helped IMO.
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:58 AM   #13
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:00 AM   #14
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If Bush REALLY wanted to help Romney, he's endorse Obama.
Ditto Palin.
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How could Bush "help" anybody?
He sure helped Halliburton and Blackwater a.k.a. Xe but that's about it....


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^quite possibly the best explanation of the reasoning behind that Nobel Prize.
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The hate on the left is unlimited and unending.
The hate is alive and thriving on the right, too.
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Why do you care so much about Bush? He's gone from the political spot light never to return.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:36 AM   #19
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Isn't that close to half of voters resonate with the dem party line and still blame Bush? (Yes, I understand it's W not H.W., but I bet the vast majority of voters wouldn't know the difference) So how would've that helped Romney at all? I actually don't mind Clinton, in fact if the 2nd term Clinton were on the ballot yesterday, I would've voted for him over Romney.
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:06 AM   #20
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George "Nero" Bush was giving a speech to hedge fund types in Cayman Islands a few days ago, and there was media blackout imposed on what he said there:
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"So why would George W. Bush, less than a week before the presidential election, go to the Caymans and give a top secret speech to selected audience members who, according to The Associated Press, were “forbidden” to discuss any of the contents of that discussion? Forbidden. Not, “we strongly discourage you from discussing this speech outside this room,” but “you are forbidden from discussing this.”

And what insights would Bush have about the Cayman Islands and secret offshore investing that he would garner so much attention from the likes of KPMG (the tax-shelter company that paid a $456 million penalty for criminal tax fraud during the Bush administration), Deutsche Bank (which this year paid $202.3 million in damages and penalties for falsely certifying loans to qualify for federal insurance) and billionaire Richard Branson (who hasn’t really done anything wrong, but maybe he’s thinking about it)? And why the need for so much secrecy that participants were not allowed even to say what the speech was about?"


http://dallasmorningviewsblog.dallas...-america.html/

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Old 11-07-2012, 09:49 AM   #21
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George W. Bush was the greatest president of the 21st century. Unfortunately you have too many emotionally immature people who are unwilling to recognize it.
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I wish Kerry could have won in 2004, that way Republicans wouldn't have been blamed for the financial meltdown. That lie really hurt Romney this year.
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Well, the Bush name is obviously political poison, still 4 years out.

The interesting thing will be to see if 'ol Jeb is able to rise from the ashes for 2016. I think he stands a pretty good chance at making a run for the nomination and garnering wide national support as he is generally regarded as the "sane" Bush.
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I wish Kerry could have won in 2004, that way Republicans wouldn't have been blamed for the financial meltdown. That lie really hurt Romney this year.



dude--you have to give the spin machine a rest for a few weeks, at least. There's really no point to it right now.
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Well, the Bush name is obviously political poison, still 4 years out.

The interesting thing will be to see if 'ol Jeb is able to rise from the ashes for 2016. I think he stands a pretty good chance at making a run for the nomination and garnering wide national support as he is generally regarded as the "sane" Bush.
only if they can demonize christie
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