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Here’s The Chill As Hell Note George H.W. Bush Left For Bill Clinton On His Last Day In Office

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton stands with former U.S. President George H.W. Bush during the opening session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) September 24, 2008 in New York City. President Clinton is hosting the fourth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), a gathering of politicians celebrities, philanthropists and business leaders grouped together to discuss pressing global issues. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Say what you will about the American system of democracy — it’s inherently intransigent, it locks leaders into a perpetual campaign, it’s actually undemocratic as fuck — you can’t deny that it’s one of the few governments in the world that allows for the peaceful transition of power to between different parties.

(Minus that uhhhh whole uhhh Civil War thing.)

Other parties don’t need to stage coups to get their way, and that’s good, I guess.

After the 1992 election, when incumbent George H.W. Bush was defeated, Democrats held control of the presidency, the House, and the Senate, the trifecta needed to implement change in this country.

You think Bush was pissed? Probably. But dude is class, and on his last day in office, he left Bill Clinton this note, which is now making the internet rounds.

 

Chill as hell? Hell yea that is.

As many people noted on Twitter in response, when Clinton left the White House for Bush’s son, his staffers booby trapped the entire place, gluing doors shut and removing the W off every computer keyboard….

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