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No president was ‘more courageous, more
principled and more honourable’
than George H.W. Bush, Mulroney says
in eulogy

Toronto Star, by Daniel Dale

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/5/2018 2:29:42 PM

WASHINGTON—Future historians will declare that no American president was “more courageous, more principled and more honourable than George Herbert Walker Bush,” former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney said in an eulogy at Wednesday’s state funeral. “Let me tell you that, when George Bush was president of the United States of America, every single head of government in the world knew that they were dealing with a gentleman. A genuine leader. One who was distinguished, resolute and brave,” Mulroney, a longtime friend of Bush, said at the National Cathedral in Washington.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: yuban, 12/5/2018 2:53:11 PM     (No. 11853696)

Sigh

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 12/5/2018 4:26:17 PM     (No. 11853815)

All of the speakers were wonderful today.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dvc, 12/5/2018 4:30:31 PM     (No. 11853820)

Hogwash.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: velirotta, 12/5/2018 4:40:50 PM     (No. 11853833)

Next they´ll be saying he was God incarnate. Enough already.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BirdsNest, 12/5/2018 4:42:40 PM     (No. 11853835)

Only nice things said in public at the funeral. Every other day, behind his back, they gutted his character.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 12/5/2018 4:55:03 PM     (No. 11853845)

...and he lost to a grifter and serial womanizer in his second term. What does that tell you?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lisa belanger, 12/5/2018 5:00:41 PM     (No. 11853849)

i was waiting for them to declare mr bush a saint and was looking for the halo...come on these hypocrites i remember them saying OH GORGE HE WAS BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN HIS MOUTH ...i love alan simpson he is so funny and jim baker...the preacher was taling to trump and fr minister brian mulroney was talking to trump could not leve politics on the side hilary looked so unhappy along with mouchelle.....trump will not run for 2nd term

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 12/5/2018 6:20:03 PM     (No. 11853907)

Read my Lips, he was Not principled or honorable. He was a bold faced liar that lied to us without hesitation.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dvc, 12/5/2018 6:34:23 PM     (No. 11853914)

#6, he lost because Ross Perot hated him, and while knowing he could not win, he knew he could take enough votes to make Bush lose.

Perot elected Clinton, just that simple.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/5/2018 6:42:47 PM     (No. 11853925)

I am trying my level best to avoid saying anything about this man who was our President once. But, really, this level of hypocrisy by the media and all these political a55hats is making me sick. Bush 41 was not a saint. He was a really absurd character to even be in politics. His speech about "One World Order" should have given everyone pause!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Omen, 12/5/2018 6:59:14 PM     (No. 11853947)

..and more stupid in betraying his base.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/5/2018 8:15:47 PM     (No. 11854015)

If the headline accurately states what Mulroney said, Mulroney must know that he effectively put down 44 other US Presidents as far as their courage, principles, and honor goes, the vast majority who he did not know personally or professionally.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Butch, 12/5/2018 10:29:54 PM     (No. 11854100)

And then America opted for Slick Willie over a real gentleman. The biggest mistake in American political history.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Muguy, 12/5/2018 10:41:11 PM     (No. 11854106)

How about George Washington?



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Reply 15 - Posted by: faldo, 12/6/2018 12:43:49 AM     (No. 11854151)

Mulroney...? That´s the best they can do for "the 20th Century Father-of-our-Country."

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