Tears at the top: 8 times that presidents have cried in public - POLITICO: "Tears at the top: 8 times that presidents have cried in publicPresident Barack Obama wept openly Tuesday while defending his executive actions on gun control and remembering the victims of 2012's Newtown, Connecticut, shooting. The White House has proved to be an emotional place for past leaders; President George W. Bush summed it up when he told journalist Robert Draper: "I do a lot of crying in this job. I'll bet I've shed more tears than you can count, as president." POLITICO takes a look back at other times presidents have been brought to tears by the stresses and strains of the world stage." 'via Blog this'