Greg Gutfeld honored the late President George Herbert Walker Bush in his monologue on "The Five" Tuesday.

"It's what we call a hero," he said of Bush's life, from enlisting in the service at 18 to serving as president from 1989-1993.

Gutfeld said that Bush and the recently belated Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) were examples of "the greatest generation," adding that "only losing great men and women unify people" today.

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"It helps us remember that all of us have something in common with the great ones," he said of Bush's down-to-earth demeanor despite being a man of great accomplishment.

"The shared loss reveals who we really are," he said, adding that a minority of people are still using Bush's death to divide others: "God help those [people]."

Gutfeld said that America should "do the guy a favor and be more kind and gentle in case he's watching."

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