Today on Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume was filling in for Chris Wallace, and had the first-ever interview with both George W. Bush and his father.
For those of you who don’t like either, you won’t like this video, but this video is not for you. I just think both of these men are class acts, and truly great presidents. History will judge them as such.
HUME: Now, you’ve watched this range of appointments that Barack Obama has announced — your take on it, your feeling about it?
G.W. BUSH: I’ve been impressed.
G.W. BUSH: Well, because, one, he showed decisiveness. Two, he has picked people that are capable and competent people. And I think he’s had a very good transition.
And frankly, I think Josh Bolten, my chief of staff, and the people that are working in the White House have also had a good transition, because they have reached out to the president-elect’s team at all levels.
And the message is, you know, we want there to be a seamless move from — from us leaving and you coming in, and we want you to succeed. And I’ve been very pleased with what I’ve seen over the — since the election.
Tonight, Fox News had a special called “Gary Sinise in Iraq,” and one of the segments included Gary’s tour of one of Saddam’s palaces, another Palace dedicated to Iraq’s ‘victory over America,’ and another building that had an indoor pool, which was not used for swimming. He also gets testimony from our forces about the construction of the building, and about what Saddam did to construction workers who did not perform as fast as Saddam wanted them to.
Then there was the water in lakes and ponds outside. The Iraqis asked the Americans, ‘how did you get this here?’, knowing their people had died from thirst and many of the Iraqi people went without water. The Americans had to explain to the locals and Iraqi forces that it’s what Saddam spent his oil money on, and that he got the water on his own for his own use and purposes, without sharing it with the Iraqi people. Many cursed Saddam, many cried thinking of their troops who died, and most were just incredulous about the brutality of Saddam.