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Thu Jul 25, 2013, 05:29 PM Jul 2013

Of the three living Democratic Presidents, which one is/was best? [View all]

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Jimmy Carter
25 (58%)
Bill Clinton
9 (21%)
Barack Obama
9 (21%)
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What's the criteria? leftstreet Jul 2013 #1
Your personal opinion, or whatever you value in a President OmahaBlueDog Jul 2013 #2
Lots of Carter fans here...I like Jimmy, but he wasn't a good Prez... joeybee12 Jul 2013 #3
One thing is for certain: he redefined the role of ex-President OmahaBlueDog Jul 2013 #4
Definitely... joeybee12 Jul 2013 #6
I love Jimmy Carter etherealtruth Jul 2013 #5
That's how I feel also...nt joeybee12 Jul 2013 #8
I'm wondering why LWolf Jul 2013 #9
I'm interpreting good with effective...Carter wasn't... joeybee12 Jul 2013 #11
Effective. LWolf Jul 2013 #13
Carter 'standing his ground' killed any chance for substantive healthcare reform... Drunken Irishman Jul 2013 #43
I don't see anything accomplished by "compromise" LWolf Jul 2013 #58
That's the problem... Drunken Irishman Jul 2013 #62
Carter deserves credit for fall of Soviets, not Raygun despite what pukes think on point Jul 2013 #10
agreed. He is one of the best if not the best EX-presidents... Pretzel_Warrior Jul 2013 #16
Carter bungled Iran... Drunken Irishman Jul 2013 #46
I think it wouldn't have been as "bungled" had the Reagan TRAITORS not struck a deal for hostages... cascadiance Jul 2013 #51
He accomplished almost nothing as president, but has been a good EX-president frazzled Jul 2013 #24
That's how I feel... joeybee12 Jul 2013 #28
Accomplished nothing? Capt. Obvious Jul 2013 #61
Carter led to Reagan...another nutty DU "poll" result BeyondGeography Jul 2013 #52
For me, it was a toss up between Clinton and Obama... PennsylvaniaMatt Jul 2013 #7
Gotta go with Big Dawg liberaltrucker Jul 2013 #12
I find it surprising how Carter is beating Clinton in this poll. Nye Bevan Jul 2013 #14
Poll SamKnause Jul 2013 #19
exactly. liberal_at_heart Jul 2013 #22
Those, and also the Telecommunications act passing was a CRIME too! cascadiance Jul 2013 #47
Poll SamKnause Jul 2013 #49
i think carter is the only democrat there leftyohiolib Jul 2013 #15
Astute observation. +1 n/t Egalitarian Thug Jul 2013 #21
winner frylock Jul 2013 #35
Absolutely true. Arctic Dave Jul 2013 #36
Iran overshadowed Carter's term sarisataka Jul 2013 #17
Carter's record of economic, foreign policy, and political success is truly geek tragedy Jul 2013 #18
The one that didn't bomb third world countries. rug Jul 2013 #20
Well, no, but Carter did come up with the absolutely brilliant idea of geek tragedy Jul 2013 #25
Not nearly as brilliant as droning them and putting the in indefinite detention. rug Jul 2013 #26
I agree. nt geek tragedy Jul 2013 #27
Carter wasn't great as President but he's far and away the best person. MrSlayer Jul 2013 #23
carterof the three. clinton.Obama, neoliberal warmongers no different then GOP. boilerbabe Jul 2013 #29
I voted for Carter but could make a case for either Clinton or Obama carolinayellowdog Jul 2013 #30
Not even close. 99Forever Jul 2013 #31
Hard to say. One would have to guess at their responses to each other's challenges stevenleser Jul 2013 #32
The best president? or the best human being? RevStPatrick Jul 2013 #33
hmmm, is this just correlation or causality? carolinayellowdog Jul 2013 #34
To be fair... Agschmid Jul 2013 #37
Carter. Obama is dead last by a mile LittleBlue Jul 2013 #38
I wouldn't put Barack in with Poppy & Junior OmahaBlueDog Jul 2013 #39
Clinton failed at healthcare because he and Hillary fought for universal healthcare. liberal_at_heart Jul 2013 #44
I blame Obama. n/t Scurrilous Jul 2013 #40
If Desert One hadn't failed...so much would be different today.. tokenlib Jul 2013 #41
DNV... Wounded Bear Jul 2013 #42
exactly. He could have used that momentum from the millions of people who voted for him to liberal_at_heart Jul 2013 #45
Jimmy Carter never lied Generic Other Jul 2013 #48
Carter started us down the right path with solar energy too! cascadiance Jul 2013 #50
Wow. I'm surprised. Pleased.... but surprised. n/t Smarmie Doofus Jul 2013 #53
Jimmy Carter democrank Jul 2013 #54
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2013 #55
Bullshit. The changes that Carter made to S&Ls was to lower inflation. The criminality came from FSogol Jul 2013 #57
The Big Dawg by a mile! (nt) LostOne4Ever Jul 2013 #56
While I love Jimmy Carter hamsterjill Jul 2013 #59
I was not alive for Carter and don't know him much, so it limits my knowledge base to the last two. Xyzse Jul 2013 #60
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