How George W. Bush Responded To A Dying Soldier’s Mom Yelling At Him
Former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino wrote a book recently and has been on a big book tour.
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Within the book are some fascinating stories about George W. Bush.
One stuck out in particular…say what you want about President Bush but he loved our troops.The below article is a MUST READ.
One mom and dad of a dying soldier from the Caribbean were devastated, the mom beside herself with grief. She yelled at the president, wanting to know why it was her child and not his who lay in that hospital bed.
Her husband tried to calm her and I noticed the president wasn’t in a hurry to leave—he tried offering comfort but then just stood and took it, like he expected and needed to hear the anguish, to try to soak up some of her suffering if he could.
Later as we rode back on Marine One to the White House, no one spoke.
But as the helicopter took off, the president looked at me and said, “That mama sure was mad at me.” Then he turned to look out the window of the helicopter. “And I don’t blame her a bit.”