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Obama calls Bush with well wishes
Politico, by Jennifer Epstein

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/8/2013 3:40:58 PM

President Obama called George W. Bush on Wednesday to send well wishes following the former president’s emergency heart surgery. Obama made the call to “wish him well and is glad to hear that the procedure went well and that former President Bush is recovering,” White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters Thursday. (Snip) Obama isn’t the only world leader to get in touch with Bush following his surgery. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent Bush a telegram, something Reuters said suggested a jab at Obama just a day after the president backed out

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 8/8/2013 3:44:35 PM     (No. 9464713)

I´m sure he called Politico and the New York Times before he called Bush.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rburns, 8/8/2013 3:52:13 PM     (No. 9464720)

As usual..........King Putt is a day late and a dollar short. Putin had the manners to call him right away. The heat was on. Such a classless jerk.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: RightShoe, 8/8/2013 4:01:38 PM     (No. 9464741)

So much for GW´s recovery! This would certainly set me back a few days.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 8/8/2013 4:12:00 PM     (No. 9464753)

The thug only did it because it was pointed out on national media what a creep the thug was for not doing it immediately.
obama is such a vile pig.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: youngtexan, 8/8/2013 4:14:57 PM     (No. 9464760)

I wouldnt answer if he called.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 8/8/2013 4:24:07 PM     (No. 9464773)

He wouldn´t have called at all if news of Putin´s communication hadn´t hit the airwaves.

Bet on it.

0b@$tard is a Classless Mulatto Marxist Thug.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Moonspinner, 8/8/2013 4:59:18 PM     (No. 9464832)

So the commie-in-chief was shamed by the Russian commie Putin into finally sending W well wishes.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/8/2013 6:05:12 PM     (No. 9464931)

He hadn´t planned to call but he couldn´t let Putin get a step ahead of him. Had Putin not communicated with Bush, then obama wouldn´t.

Re: obama and Bush and the terrorist of Ft. Hood, read an article that stated after obama found out George and Laura were on base visiting the wounded (about a six hour period) he demanded the Base Commander have them removed from the base. Don´t know how valid the article was, but sure sounds like something he would do.

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