Mitt Romney Endorsed By George H.W. Bush

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was endorsed by former President George H.W. Bush this week, meeting with the former Commander-in-Chief.

The nation's 41st president said that Romney is a good man who would make a "great president." And he says it's time for Republicans to unite behind Romney.

The pair, joined by former first lady Barbara Bush, briefly faced reporters Thursday night in Bush Sr.'s Houston office to make the endorsement official.

The 87-year-old Bush had informally endorsed the GOP frontrunner on multiple occasions in recent months, but hadn't appeared on his behalf until now.

Bush and Mitt

One of Bush's sons, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, endorsed Romney last week. Another son, former President George W. Bush, has stayed out of the GOP race.

It's unclear the degree to which his input would be welcomed.

"I haven't met with President George W. Bush. We speak from time to time," Romney replied when asked if he had sought the younger Bush's endorsement.

George W. Bush, who lives in Dallas and has kept a very low profile since leaving office, did not attend any of Romney's six Texas fundraisers this month.

The Bush legacy of gaping budget deficits, two wars and low approval ratings has merited no more than a fleeting reference from Romney and his rivals.

W.'s virtual absence from the presidential contest seemed to surprise even his father as reporters visited H.W.'s office to watch him endorse Romney.

"Has he endorsed you?" George H.W. Bush quietly asked Romney as reporters started to leave the room. "Uh, no, no," Romney replied.

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Republiclown's, El RushBoZo, LameSow, Dubya's favorite blowhole,
The best they got is Mitt Romney??? They come off so delirious,
When they try to be serious, They can't even take a strait pee;
Nit Wit Mitt does Gordon Gekko, Greed glorified and zombiefied;
Swill their coolade of greed with pride, Go with their clown car for a ride ???

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Years ago Mrs. Bush (affectionately called The Silver Fox by her family) gave an interview full of humor to the reaction of her grandchildren when she told them that she married the only man that she had ever kissed. Almost 20 years later, it is a joy to see This Senior Presidential Couple able to live in quiet retirement!!

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forever regal???? one thing about Bab Bush- She ain't no angry black woman- now lets all take a minute and thank god for that!!!!!! well I will. the rest of you can thank your god- Obama.

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Trashy troller go bck to ur bridge....ur fing sick.

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@Leo--Ever heard of "casual" dress, jerk? I mean I realize you might hate all things Bush, but if that's the only thing you can pin on the elder Bush for criticism you ARE scraping the bottom on the barrel! If I were you? I wouldn't have even bothered commenting. You sound foolish. But, yes, you're on the money regarding Barbara..."forever regal" and yet she could tell your sorry a** off and make you like it. That's called diplomacy. The lady's got it!

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Talk about making an entrance!!
I have just got to get a pair of those purple "loud a@ss socks" that The Senior President is wearing. Just perfect for a Night on the town with the forever regal Former First Lady Barbara Bush!!

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Romney is the only chance America has at salvaging itself. Half the people in this Country have no FAITH in Hussein. Can Hussein pull a Freighter- Thats what it would be like. Romney - 2012

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