By Sutherland Staff
Published on December 4, 2018

Rick B. Larsen, Sutherland Institute president, released the following statement after the passing of former president, George H.W. Bush:

“People of all political views are respectfully commenting on the passing of George H.W. Bush. It is telling that today we look back with such respect – and even longing – for the tone and character embodied in President Bush. Sutherland joins in paying deserved tribute to a man who understood that his term of service was a temporary privilege – one that was about far more than his own ambition and legacy. He consistently sought consensus and placed the public good over personal political victory. He represented a character and ethic that some feel is a relic of the past. The most fitting tribute of all would be to ensure that this is not the case. We thank President Bush for his service to our country.

Are you enjoying this content?

Get insights into Utah and national policy and politics by signing up for our newsletter!




MORE GREAT ARTICLES

Load More

Your Gifts Create an Impact

Together we will promote and protect the free market, civil society and community-driven solutions. Join the fight to protect what’s right!