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Posts Tagged: George H W Bush
Joe Baron: Leaving the EU is a joyous expression of national self-confidence. For that, we have Thatcher to thank.
If Britain joined in a moment of self-doubt, it voted out as a confident, self-assured, optimistic, outward-looking and independent nation state.
Ben Roback: Trump’s state visit. Problems abound. But interests – trade, defence, the Special Relationship – endure.
The visit should serve as a timely reminder that the last especially outlasts any individual President or Prime Minister.
At the funeral of the 41st President, George Herbert Walker Bush, he is honoured by the 43rd, George Walker Bush.
Ben Roback: From Presidents 41 to 45 – different backgrounds, different manners, different beliefs, and a different Republican Party
The older Bush was a man of free markets, small government, global engagement…and good manners.
This article was originally published on the anniversary of the former President’s election. We re-issue it today as news comes of his death.
How the Conservatives are rebuilding their links with the Republicans – and will work with America’s President-elect
After a long chill, relations between the sister parties are thawing.
He governed in the shadow of Reagan, and lost his re-election bid. But he achieved much at home, even more abroad – and makes Trump look like a moral dwarf.
“I can’t vote for Clinton, so I think, I’m going to vote for him, but then every time he opens up his mouth I go: ‘Good God!’ ”.
Trump’s antics are a threat to the stability and peace of Europe.
Plus: Trump v Sanders? Beckett’s report: smell the ostrich dung. And: I have never used poppers.
Mark Fox: What I learned from David Cameron about interviews. And what he could contribute to volunteering.
People willing to give their time and experience for nothing in support of others is a valuable and precious part of our society.