George Bush stood for time-honored American values in a changing world

With the passing of former President George Herbert Walker Bush on Friday, the last of the leaders of the “greatest generation” has left the national stage. His is a great loss, and the outpouring of affection for the man and what he stood for is a well-deserved tribute.

Known to his family as “Poppy,” the nation’s 41st president, who served from 1989 to 1993, was also the last of the patrician presidents of the 20th century, a man in the mold of Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, like them a product of a wealthy

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