How George H.W. Bush Handled Losing the 1992 Election To Bill Clinton

Clinton had just defeated Bush in his 1992 re-election bid, yet Bush expressed his wish for the next president to succeed, and offered him advice about dealing with critics.

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The Inauguration Day letter is from Bush’s presidential library and is mentioned in both presidents’ autobiographies, but has gone viral once again when a Twitter user posted it with a wistful message: “A long, long time ago, in a land far far away, politics had grace. George H.W. Bush's letter to Bill Clinton on leaving office.”

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