These moments of kindness, even to those we disagree with, have helped us stand strong through the worst of times in our country.
This is a sweet moment. I wish we would see more of this in our country. We sure would have a lot less problems.
Here’s more on this story via Daily Mail:
A grieving George W. Bush managed to slip former first lady Michelle Obama a piece of candy just before his father’s state funeral got underway – just like he did at Senator John McCain’s service.
Former Pres. George W. Bush slips Michelle Obama a piece of candy or mint, a callback to Sen. John McCain's funeral. pic.twitter.com/9boW8w3X0X
— Evan McMurry (@evanmcmurry) December 5, 2018
He gave Mrs Obama the candy as he was shaking her hand in the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday for his father George W.H. Bush’s funeral.
Bush was greeting his predecessors and successors in the front row when he was spotted clearly placing something in the former first lady’s palm.
Mrs Obama and husband Barack both smiled to each other as Bush moved on to greet the Clintons and Carters further down the row.
The former president is known to share candy with Mrs Obama and was captured sneaking her a sweet during Senator John McCain’s funeral back in September.
Bush and Mrs Obama are usually seated next to each other at major events that former presidents and first ladies attend.
Bush, however, was seated close by with his family on Wednesday to honor his father.
Mrs Obama opened up about her close bond with Bush last month when she spoke of the now-viral moment he was caught handing her a cough drop during McCain’s funeral. Continue Reading