A critical look at the legacy of George H. W. Bush

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, joined by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter, watch as the casket of former President George H. W. Bush arrives to the funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Photo credit: Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks/CC 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

President George H.W. Bush died on Friday. He was 94. He’s being lionized as the kind of moderate Republican that many in the party might be yearning for right now -- one who can work with Democrats. But one recent headline in Politico Magazine reads: “Is History Being Too Kind to George H.W. Bush?”