While visiting former President George H.W. Bush’s casket, currently inside the Capitol Rotunda, former Senator and GOP presidential candidate Bob Dole insisted on being lifted out of his wheelchair so he could salute the former chief executive.
The 95-year-old Dole, by the way, is confined to a wheelchair.
Here’s video posted to Twitter by Axios:
Bob Dole, at 95 years old, stands from his wheelchair to salute George H.W. Bush in the Capitol Rotunda pic.twitter.com/z6NdG7exZx
— Axios (@axios) December 4, 2018
Many were moved by Dole’s classy and respectful act:https://twitter.com/jetpack/status/1070024633896730624 https://twitter.com/jetpack/status/1070025285704318977
Indeed. Too bad some of that couldn’t be bottled and injected into some of those currently serving in office…
Wow. Complete respect. Well done sir ?— Keith in FL (@acflgentleman1) December 4, 2018
Even if you disagreed with Dole, you have to admit that this was a classy move by a classy man.
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