During Iranian Hostage Crisis, Reagan And Bush Responded With More Dignity Than Romney Does Now
In 1980, when American hostages were taken, Ronald Reagan called for national unity:
“This is a difficult day for all of us Americans. … It is time for us…to stand united. It is a day for quiet reflection…when words should be few and confined essentially to our prayers.”
George H.W. Bush did the same:
“I unequivocally support the president of the United States — no ifs, ands or buts — and it certainly is not a time to try to go one-up politically. He made a difficult, courageous decision.”Click here for reuse options!
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