“The hug that went around the world”: former first lady Michelle Obama and President George W. Bush make unlikely besties. Photo: AP “The hug that went around the world”: former first lady Michelle Obama and President George W. Bush make unlikely besties. Photo: AP
“The hug that went around the world”: former first lady Michelle Obama and President George W. Bush make unlikely besties. Photo: AP
US Politics

Why are Michelle Obama and George W. Bush such good friends? Inside an unlikely bipartisan relationship built on hugs, songs and cough drops

  • Last seen together at Joe Biden’s inauguration, the former White House residents are fast friends despite their political differences
  • An unlikely embrace at Washington’s National Mall in 2016 was dubbed the ‘hug that went around the world’

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“The hug that went around the world”: former first lady Michelle Obama and President George W. Bush make unlikely besties. Photo: AP “The hug that went around the world”: former first lady Michelle Obama and President George W. Bush make unlikely besties. Photo: AP
“The hug that went around the world”: former first lady Michelle Obama and President George W. Bush make unlikely besties. Photo: AP
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