George Bush Dances To Battle Hymn Of The Republic During Dallas Memorial

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On July 12th, President Barack Obama was joined by his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, former President George Bush, Former First Lady Laura Bush, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden at the memorial service for the five Dallas police officers who were shot and killed by a sniper during a July 7th protest.

It was a moving ceremony, but things got weird once "Battle Hymn Of The Republic" started playing.

All of a sudden, Bush started marching in place and swinging his arms, one of which was attached to Michelle (everyone held hands during the performance).

Michelle looked at him with a bit of disdain at first (can you blame her?), but then softened up once she realized he was really getting into the song.

While many wondered if Bush was acting inappropriately, Twitter user @CharitySaysSo came to his defense.

"In Sunday & grade schools, southerners learn to sing & march w/ joy & pride to the Battle Hymn," she tweeted, according to AOL.

"Can you imagine being in a room with 2k or more officers and hearing that magnificent song and realizing for one moment...just for one moment...we all were getting along and singing praise? I would be swaying and rejoicing myself," a Facebook user wrote.

God Bless this beautiful country and God's speed to those fallen officers in this funeral service."

To his credit, Bush posted a fantastic tribute to the slain officers on his Instagram account.

"Too often, we judge other groups by their worst examples - while judging ourselves by our best intentions," he wrote.

"And this has strained our bonds of understanding and common purpose. But Americans, I think, have a great advantage. To renew our unity, we only need to remember our values. We have never been held together by blood or background.

"We are bound by things of the spirit – by shared commitments to common ideals."

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