BUSH ENDURES HIS FINAL ABUSE AS PRESIDENT…
Via 1290 WJNO.
The wartime president endured his final abuse today as democrats chanted, “Nah nah nah nah, hey hey, good-bye,” as he took the stage.
U.S. President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney watch Barack Obama during the inauguration of Obama as the 44th President of the United States in Washington, January 20, 2009. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking)
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The crowd packed on the west side of the Capitol grounds serenaded President Bush in mocking fashion when he took to the inaugural stage alongside Vice President Dick Cheney.
“Nah nah nah nah, hey hey, good-bye,” a section of the crowd chanted.
The crowd packed immediately below the podium received Bush in stony silence when he took his seat on the stage surrounding the podium where Barack Obama was scheduled to take the oath office to become the 44th president of the United States.
The jeers are among the final public feedback Bush will receive as president.
First Lady Laura Bush and Lynne Cheney received light applause when they were announced to the crowd.
Bush is scheduled to depart from the East Front of the Capitol by helicopter after the swearing-in ceremony.
Obama received the loudest sustained cheers from thousands who chanted his name.
And, once again it didn’t matter that his daughters were there to witness the abuse…
Jenna Bush Hager, left, and her sister, Barbara Bush, daughters of President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush, arrive at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, for the swearing-in of President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden. (AP/Ron Edmonds)