President Barack Obama will make his first trip to New York City’s Ground Zero site today May 5 , in honor of Osama Bin Laden‘s recent assassination, despite the absence of one key V.I.P. — Former president George W. Bush!
The former president, who led the hunt for Bin Laden following the horrendous attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, respectfully declined Obama’s invite.
According to Bush’s spokesman David Sherzer:
“He appreciated the invite, but has chosen in his post-presidency to remain largely out of the spotlight.”
What do you guys think? Did Bush totally just diss Obama, or was he right to refuse the invite?