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Was George W. Bush a "Bad" President?

greenback Wrote: Apr 29, 2013 5:57 PM
…enslaved, and steered. Market Value was lost. We warned, Bush tried to investigate and make some changes, Liberals and Rhinos laughed, we were called crazy and the media refused to print the stories we had because they said it would create a global economic crisis. Yes – the media is to be blamed for the economic crisis, as well, because they refused to report the truth in which Real Estate Appraisers were giving them. The media will be blamed 50 years from now, along with the other culprits.

That certainly seems to be the general consensus on the Left. Consider, for example, this piece by the Washington Post’s Ezra Klein. Responding to Keith Hennessey’s must-read editorial debunking the so-called “Bush is stupid” myth (a contention, I might add, he doesn’t necessarily dispute), Klein had this to say about our 43th president:

But all this just goes to show that raw intelligence is overrated. Bush was smart. Plenty of the people around him were smart. But he was a bad president. Presidential scholars rank him 38th — and, remember, there have only been 43 presidents (Barack...