Barbara and I wish we could have joined the U.S. delegation honoring President Mandela today. He, and his countrymen, are in our prayers.—
George Bush (@GeorgeHWBush) December 10, 2013
And there you have the very first tweet from former President George H.W. Bush.
Maybe when Bush starts tweeting photos of his amazing socks he’ll earn that “verified” blue check mark. Socks or not, plenty were happy to welcome the 41st president to Twitter.
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Even the White House is hoping for a sock of the day post.