Bush Declines Obama's Invitation to Ground Zero

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    POLITICO Forums:Whiteboard: 05/03/2011 @ 08:17 PM - POLITICO.com


    BUSH DECLINES NYC INVITE: President Obama invited former President George W. Bush on a visit to Ground Zero on Thursday but Bush has declined, according to two people familiar with the situation.

    Obama will travel to the site of the World Trade Center attacks of Sept. 11 in the days following the killing of Osama bin Laden in a U.S. special forces operation in Pakistan. He will meet with families of Sept. 11 victims, according to the Associated Press.
     
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    He should go...Obama should share the spotlight with him.

    SEAL team of course can't go....but I'm sure they're getting free beer from their shipmates for a LOOOONG time.
     
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    Can't blame Bush at all. I'm pretty picky about who I hang around with too.
     
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    Obama got Bin Laden. Bush not only let Bin Laden go, he said Bin Laden didn't even concern him. Not sure I would want to stand up in front of thousands of people I let down either.
     
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    This is a class act, I must say.
     
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    well, if obama invited him I give him props. That was the classy thing to do.

    as to why he won't go again, if true, who knows, maybe he feels its obamas moment *shrugs*...
     
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    Why would Bush even want to be in the same state as the lying weasel?
     
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    Bush did not let bin Laden go. And he pretty much was not a big concern.

    The only reason Obama "got" bin laden is that he happened to be in office when the CIA found out where he was hiding. Obama had nothing to do with it. Nothing.

    If anything, Bush deserves the credit because of the intel we got by interrogating those Muslim animals at Guantanamo - a policy Obama explicitly denounced.
     
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    The only reason Obama invited him is to insure he doesn't get booed by New Yorkers.
     

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