Byline: Christian Toto, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, last night told the 25th anniversary gala for The Washington Times that when the Cold War raged, he and President Reagan before him were supported by "a newspaper that would stand for free people."
Mr. Bush said that while other newspapers raised fears that the Reagan administration was leading the nation toward a nuclear holocaust, the fledgling newspaper stood firm in support of the nation's security.
"Then a funny thing happened: Freedom prevailed," Mr. Bush said.
Mr. Bush grew philosophical as he reviewed the quarter of a century he and the …