OK, the man sometimes looks like a goober.
But in this photograph, taken last week in Washington, D.C., I choose to believe that President Bush is demonstrating genuine empathy and emotion for two guests of honor in the audience, as he presented a major policy address on Cuba.
Behind this wonderful photograph, there is a sad story about a brave man, torn away from his wife and daughter, because of his opposition to evil.
His name is Jorge Luis González Tanquero.
Read his story, read their story, here.