Reprinted with permission from Uexpress.
Former President George H.W. Bush was sent off with the pomp and ceremony befitting his many years of public service to his country. He deserved the accolades. Throughout his years in office, he was usually a model of decency, intelligence, prudence and compassion. Yes, it’s true that we notice those traits all the more in their breach, but Bush’s presidency would have been remembered for his civility even without any comparison to President Donald J. Trump.
Still, there are blemishes on Bush’s record. One in particular — the infamous Willie Horton campaign ad — brings Trump to mind.…