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Awkward: Obama Blames Bush for Economy While Standing Next to Him

annfan_777 Wrote: May 31, 2012 8:42 PM
Charles SWVA Wrote: 1 hour ago (6:48 PM) Bush is still displaying the extremely poor judgment of his presidency. He did judge that Obama would act like a gentleman at the dedication. Extremely poor judgement again Bush. ------------------ Bush had pretty decent judgement as president. Regardless of the classless way everyone KNEW Obama would act, Bush still took the high road. That's what people remember, not your idiotic left wing perspective.

Times like these are exactly why the word awkward was invented.

President Obama welcomed back his predecessor, the ever-maligned George W. Bush and his lovely wife Laura to the White House for the unveiling of their official portraits. The whole event was very dignified, of course, but there's clearly some tension between the two presidents, especially since 44's favorite rhetorical strategy is to blame 43 for...well, everything.

Unfortunately, that verbal tic made its way into Obama's remarks this afternoon, when the current president kinda-sorta blamed the former for the dire economic straights in which we have lately...