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IS GEORGE BUSH THE WORST PRESIDENT -- EVER?
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Edited on Sat Dec-03-05 08:02 AM by Jon8503
By Richard Reeves - Yes he is according to over 400 historians who yet will not say publicly but privately look at what they say. you will need to go to the entire story. Looks like GW wins as worst ever.

This is what those historians said -- and it should be noted that some of the criticism about deficit spending and misuse of the military came from self-identified conservatives -- about the Bush record:


He has taken the country into an unwinnable war and alienated friend and foe alike in the process;


He is bankrupting the country with a combination of aggressive military spending and reduced taxation of the rich;


He has deliberately and dangerously attacked separation of church and state;


He has repeatedly "misled," to use a kind word, the American people on affairs domestic and foreign;


He has proved to be incompetent in affairs domestic (New Orleans) and foreign ( Iraq and the battle against al-Qaida);


He has sacrificed American employment (including the toleration of pension and benefit elimination) to increase overall productivity;


He is ignorantly hostile to science and technological progress;


He has tolerated or ignored one of the republic's oldest problems, corporate cheating in supplying the military in wartime.

Quite an indictment. It is, of course, too early to evaluate a president. That, historically, takes decades, and views change over times as results and impact become more obvious. Besides, many of the historians note that however bad Bush seems, they have indeed seen worse men around the White House. Some say Buchanan. Many say Vice President Dick Cheney.

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  - IS GEORGE BUSH THE WORST PRESIDENT -- EVER? Jon8503  Dec-03-05 07:52 AM   #0 
  - YES !!! by far the worst  Oceansaway   Dec-03-05 07:53 AM   #1 
  - Time and history will tell the tale.  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-03-05 07:53 AM   #2 
  - Yup, only time will tell,  A Simple Game   Dec-03-05 09:15 AM   #15 
     - I'm partial to "George the Vile"  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-03-05 09:56 AM   #21 
        - That's a good one.  A Simple Game   Dec-03-05 10:21 AM   #24 
  - In a class all by himself  Spinzonner   Dec-03-05 07:53 AM   #3 
  - Without A Doubt - I told My Friends This Election Eve 2000  mhr   Dec-03-05 07:54 AM   #4 
  - Yes.  tanyev   Dec-03-05 07:54 AM   #5 
  - I never thought anyone would outdo Reagan but the Boob has.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-03-05 07:57 AM   #6 
  - Always liked Mencken. N/T. Good line.  Jon8503   Dec-03-05 07:59 AM   #7 
  - Great quote! n/t  proud2Blib   Dec-03-05 09:17 AM   #17 
  - hands down  mopaul   Dec-03-05 08:00 AM   #8 
  - The sad part is bush* doesn't even care  madokie   Dec-03-05 08:01 AM   #9 
  - But but..... he demeans well. Whooda thunk such a doofus would  4MoronicYears   Dec-03-05 08:08 AM   #10 
  - I can't say I know enough about he other Presidents  Giant Robot   Dec-03-05 08:33 AM   #11 
  - That's because he was appointed not elected.  screembloodymurder   Dec-03-05 08:39 AM   #12 
  - Worst and maybe the last ... or maybe the worst and first  HamdenRice   Dec-03-05 08:46 AM   #13 
  - Worst and last  davekriss   Dec-03-05 10:40 AM   #26 
  - In the end he will go down as the most hated man in the world.  devinsgram   Dec-03-05 08:51 AM   #14 
  - Frightening!  Blue State Native   Dec-03-05 09:25 AM   #20 
  - I beleive he is and  jarnocan   Dec-03-05 09:15 AM   #16 
  - And Who Might We Demand Accountability From?  mhr   Dec-03-05 10:16 AM   #22 
  - Good to see President Chuckle Nuts will go down in history as  B Calm   Dec-03-05 09:18 AM   #18 
  - Yes  ninkasi   Dec-03-05 09:19 AM   #19 
  - yup  leftofthedial   Dec-03-05 10:18 AM   #23 
  - Oh God Yes!!!!!!!!! He's amongst the worst leaders of any country  Mr_Spock   Dec-03-05 10:26 AM   #25 
  - Without nary a doubt!  lonestarnot   Dec-03-05 10:43 AM   #27 
  - "Historically it takes decades to evaluate a president...."  Flubadubya   Dec-03-05 12:23 PM   #28 
  - It's been said that Numnutz is always looking to his "legacy"  Buns_of_Fire   Dec-03-05 12:44 PM   #29 
 

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