Though in poor health himself, Bob Dole made his way to the Capitol to pay his respects to his old friend and political rival.
Over the course of two Presidential campaigns in 1980 and, especially, in 1988, George H. W. Bush and former Kansas Senator Bob Dole became bitter political rivals, with Dole at one point in the 1988 campaign telling Bush to his face to “stop lying about my record.” Notwithstanding that moment, the men, both members of the Greatest Generation that gave their all of their nation in World War Two reconciled and, yesterday, Senator Dole saluted his old friend and political rival:
Former Sen. Bob Dole was helped out of his wheelchair Tuesday to salute former President George H.

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