Originally Posted by jlarsen
Hardly. Bush always came out strong in support of Muslim Americans, he stated several times that violence against Muslims was unacceptable and that the war was not against islam, but only terrorism. Of all the recent presidents, he had the closest ties to the Saudi government. It wouldn't surprise me in the least if he were to back Obama's position on the "mosque."
It would surprise me. Bush seems to have enough sense to stay out of issues that don't rise to the office of the President.
He knew better than to be 'Opiner in Chief'. Obama doesn't seem like he'll ever learn.
As for Bush having close ties with the Saudi's, well, it's not like he bowed down to them or anything if that's what you mean