Bush Funeral Was Not About Trump (Media Makes It About Trump)

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December 7, 2018

This week, the nation has mourned the death of the 41st president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush. Every living former president and the current occupant of the White House, President Donald Trump, gathered at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to honor Bush.

While the media said the day was about honoring the 41st president, they could not help themselves and made the funeral about Trump, declaring that he does not fit in with the former presidents and compares unfavorably to George H.W. Bush. Every word spoken, every gesture made, everything that Trump did during the ceremony was picked apart and analyzed, mainly in a negative light.

What did Trump do to make reporters focus on him? Did he insult Bush or a member his family? Did he make it about himself?

None of the above.

Instead, Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he was looking forward to meeting the Bush family in a celebration of the late president’s life.

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This article was posted: Friday, December 7, 2018 at 6:39 am






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