“…Ronald Reagan gets all the credit among conservatives for ending the Cold War, but recall that it was his successor, former President George H.W. Bush, loathed by conservatives, who actually handled the peaceful collapse of the Soviet Empire and got very little credit for it. That included the reunification of Germany against the wishes of France and Britain, the latter led by Margaret Thatcher….”
Why do conservatives have a tendency not to give President George H. W. Bush credit for the fall of the Berlin Wall and the fall of the Soviet Empire? After all, he was POTUS at the time. In his true humble fashion GHWB takes very little credit for his exemplary actions in helping to bring freedom to the former Soviet Empire.
Did you catch Greta’s interview with President George H. W. Bush? If not, go back and watch it. She manages to pull information out of the Great Man, father of another Great Man, that The Pink Flamingo did not even know.
FYI – did you know Margaret Thatcher, that great conservative Dame DID NOT want a re-unified Germany, but GHWB is the one who forced it? Hummmmm
Take that you nasty far far far far far right Bush Haters!
“….Three statesmen who oversaw the fall of the Berlin Wall that led to the collapse of communism in Europe gathered Saturday in Germany’s capital to reflect on the changes they helped usher in 20 years ago. Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush; the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev; and former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl were honored at a ceremony in Berlin. It recalled how the three leaders carried the hope that had built on East Germany’s streets and turned it into a political reality – the end to more than 40 years of animosity and division reflected in the concrete barrier that snaked across Berlin…”