Former President George W. Bush obliterated the media and NBC’s Matt Lauer with a scathing comment about their significance.
And he did it with a smile.
— Rita Panahi (@RitaPanahi) March 7, 2017
— Dave Herculon (@DaveEverlasting) March 8, 2017
In an interview on the “Today” show, Bush responded to Lauer’s question about the challenge of unifying the country under President Donald Trump’s presidency, especially in light of the media’s influence on today’s politics.
“It’s hard to unify the country, though with the news media being so split up,” the 43rd president said. ” When I was president, you mattered a lot more.”
@RitaPanahi OHHHHHHHHH ouch!
— Tom (@thomasdfournier) March 8, 2017
@AceofSpadesHQ Oh snap.
— spongeworthy (@spongeworthy2) March 8, 2017
— Roger (@rogergumley) March 7, 2017
@AceofSpadesHQ That gets better every time I see it.
— Sifty Boones (@siftyboones) March 8, 2017
@RitaPanahi That was amazing.
— Whatdidhesay (@maybeMAGA) March 8, 2017
Bush also doused Lauer’s attempt to stoke the fire by asking him if he thought Trump had done a good job healing the country after the contentious election campaign.
“Well, first of all, there’s only been one month in office,” Bush said. ” He’s got four years.”
He defended Trump, saying Americans should “take the man for his word” about his intention to unify the nation. Ever the gentleman, Bush had also refused to bash the president in a recent appearance with Jimmy Kimmel, though he did find many of the comic jabs at Trump quite hilarious.
Twitter users seemed to enjoy the clip and the “brilliant” response of the former president.
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@RitaPanahi Good ol’ George, gotta love him.
— Texas Binky (@TXBINKY) March 7, 2017
— Larry Calhoun (@LBoogy31) March 8, 2017
— Francesca Straus (@CV_People) March 8, 2017
— Donald Liggett (@DonaldLiggett1) March 7, 2017
@RitaPanahi Dubya gave smug Matt Lauer the smackdown. He’s a beauty!
— Brian Lusardi (@BLusardiHockey) March 8, 2017
— Mike B (@nightflyblog) March 8, 2017
— Bella Dottore ☄ (@GeenaJagger) March 8, 2017
@RitaPanahi that was so smooth and Dubya really enjoyed it.
— johnny appleseed (@Demoratssuck) March 8, 2017
@RitaPanahi @BenMFTW Bush trolled the media?
— Ashley (@luvofUSA) March 8, 2017
@RitaPanahi Redpilled by dubya, no anesthesia used.
— Inori (@InoriKaigi) March 8, 2017
@RitaPanahi Never misunderestimate him!
— Timothy Schlink (@Tim196th) March 8, 2017
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