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Comparison/Contrast of two presidents


41st and 43rd , father and son , presidents . The Bushes of History , both the US 's and the World 's . George H .W . Bush and George W . Bush , the other father and son presidents of the United States make interesting parallels and contrasts . Their presidencies came at the nation 's and the world 's most interesting chapters of history . The older generations may very well remember the times when the senior Bush was in his most heroic at World War II . The young generation will never forget when

the son Bush was in his most presidential when he handled 9 /11

George HW was a son of a Connecticut senator , Prescott Bush , and that must have started the former 's interest in politics and public service He was a two-term representative of Texas . In 1988 he was on his way to the White House when he won the Republican nomination for president George W was elected governor of Texas in 1994 and served for an unprecedented 4 terms . He ran for president and in 2001 , began his first of two terms as president . Politics is indeed in the genes of the Bushes . In politics , George W is the more successful one going by election wins

Both father and son were Yale University educated . The father excelled in both the academics and in sports . He was the captain of the baseball team . The son would later on move to Harvard for his Masters in Business Administration . And in 1989 George W , together with some friends bought the Texas Rangers Baseball Franchise . Both were engaged in the oil and energy business in Texas before entering politics . The Bushes had both been experienced pilots in the service . George HW was the youngest navy pilot with 58 combat missions in WWII . He received the Distinguish Flying Cross for Bravery in Action when his aircraft was shot down by the Japanese . He was rescued by a US submarine . George W served as an F-102 fighter pilot with the Texas National Guard . George HW was the better pilot , it will be hard to argue with the Medal for Bravery

The most distinguishing mark of the Bush presidency , whether it be that of the father 's or that of the son 's is their Foreign policy , or the Saddam Factor . The elder Bush 's incumbency was characterized by the ushering of a new era in world history , the end of the Cold War and the fall of Communism in Russia and Berlin . General Manuel Noriega was thrown out of power ending his corrupt regime when George HW sent troops to Panama to protect Americans and American interests in the region Noriega was tried in the US for drug trafficking . Iraq invaded Kuwait George HW sent troops to free Kuwait and stop Saddam Hussein from advancing to Saudi Arabia . Operation Dessert Storm was quick and successful but George HW had no excuse for the domestic woes of a faltering economy , racial violence , and...

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