How could the headline Sen. Edward Kennedy to Receive Bush Award not grab your attention? Here’s the relavant information from the article:
U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy will receive the 2003 George Bush Award for Excellence in Public Service. That would be George Herbert Walker Bush, the current president’s father.
The award will be presented to the Massachusetts Democrat at a dinner ceremony Nov. 7 following a speech by Kennedy at Texas A&M University. Former President Bush will present the award, which previously went to former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl.
Kennedy has been one of President George W. Bush’s harshest critics over the Iraq war.