President George W. Bush issued a Facebook status message on his Facebook wall today regarding the death of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens, and others, in Monday's tragic Alaskan airplane crash. President Bush said that "Ted served our country with great distinction." President Bush also said that he and former First Lady Laura Bush are praying for, and send their condolences to, the survivors' families.
Ted Stevens was 86 years old. Ironically, Stevens was a survivor of an airplane crash that occurred in 1978. Ted Stevens was also a World War II pilot who had received military decorations. Ted Stevens served the United States as a Republican Senator for 40 years.
Conservative Wordsmith ™ Susan Baldwin thanks former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush for their presence on Facebook, and joins George and Laura Bush in their prayers.