Thanks for sharing that, and your subject line was right on target.
The girl's father was quoted as saying: "I'm a pretty cynical and jaded guy at this point in my life," Faulkner said of the moment with the president. "But this was the real deal. I was really impressed. It was genuine and from the heart."
Ya' know, one would have to be pretty jaded to find some kind of nasty political cr@p in this decent story. This grieving widower and motherless child were comforted by someone - that's just dang awesome in my book.
And he trumps the opposition again:
"This girl lost her mom in the World Trade Center on 9-11."
Bush stopped and turned back.
"He changed from being the leader of the free world to being a father, a husband and a man," Faulkner said. "He looked right at her and said, 'How are you doing?' He reached out with his hand and pulled her into his chest."