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Published:September 2nd, 2018 10:05 EST

George Bush Gives Michelle Obama Candy and Harmonic Convergence Breaks Out

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Sen. John McCain`s Washington, D.C. funeral was a bipartisan affair, bringing together politicians on both sides of the aisle - including McCain`s previous presidential opponents, former President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush who both gave a touching eulogies.


But among the emotional words shared and the tears shed was one sweet moment between Bush and former First Lady Michelle Obama.

During former Sen. Joe Lieberman`s eulogy to his longtime friend, cameras caught the 43rd president grabbing a piece of candy (or a mint) from his wife, former First Lady Laura Bush, and passing it to Ms. Obama."

People Magazine

A hooker can always be counted on to have a condom or two in her hoe bag, and a senior citizen will always have peppermint candy in her purse.

As a child, and even as a young adult, old ladies never failed to discretely give me hard candy when I was in church. The old hags always had a glint in their eye when they handed me the candy. I don`t know if it was because the sadistic fiends knew I hated the menthol sweets, or if they genuinely derived pleasure from giving a small child a candy that they treasured.

An elderly person giving a mint to a younger person happens countless times every day in our houses of worship, and it doesn`t merit any commentary or conversation.

But in our toxic partisanship atmosphere when a former Republican president hands a piece of candy to a former Democratic First Lady, it goes viral.

Laura Bush and Barack Obama both smiled when they witnessed the sweet moment, indeed all of America is smiling.

Let`s spread some love and give a stranger candy, I`d recommend chocolate instead of peppermint.

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