Bush Declines Obama Invite to Ground Zero Event

George W. Bush isn’t going, but I’ll bet a gallon of gas that Bill Clinton manages to wiggle his way into the spotlight on Thursday.


Former President George W. Bush has turned down President Barack Obama’s invitation to join him at ground zero on Thursday, citing his desire to avoid the media glare.

“President Bush appreciated the invite, but has chosen in his post-presidency to remain largely out of the spotlight,” Bush spokesman David Sherzer told POLITICO in an email Tuesday night. “He continues to celebrate with all Americans this important victory in the war on terror.”

Part of me wanted Bush to show up with the bullhorn and yell “let’s hear it for waterboarding!” — But I know he’s too classy for that.

Author: Doug Powers

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