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If George W. Bush Were President Today

Michael 1068 Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 11:33 PM
I'm pretty sure there would be no deficit problem if Bush were still president, it would all be off the books until a Democrat took office.

As President Obama joined four ex-presidents for the dedication of a facility honoring his immediate predecessor, comparisons were unavoidable.

Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush were teenagers during the depression. The childhoods of Bill Clinton and the honoree, George W. Bush, spanned the 1950s.

Generational and political differences jump out from any perusal of these five presidencies. But on a cool, sun-splashed morning in Dallas, there was harmony all around for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

But as soon as the kind words of the morning were concluded, I dove back into the messy remains of a...