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As Bush Stays Silent, His Reputation Steadily Gains

No-Way-Jose Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 6:43 AM
Bush is a decent man, but let's not kid ourselves -- he was no conservative. He wasn't a great President. He paved the path for Obama. The worst part of Bush was that he and his liberal policies were deemed conservative only because he was a Republican -- their inevitable failure gave a bad name to conservatism. Honor the man, because he is a good man. Don't revise history because he was a Republican.
dolo Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 12:26 PM
Your last statement is so true. I wish history wasn't revised continuously to make someone look good or bad. But it is and taught in schools that way.
Larry Mr. T234 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 7:57 AM
Have you no sense of relative comparison? Bush is ten times the better president, given THE ONE"S attitude toward himself, the constitution, his power, his agenda, and his 'king like spending on his vacations and his golf and his buses, and and and"

Tomorrow, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will be dedicated at Southern Methodist University in Texas. It's a good time to look back on the performance of the 43rd president, who has been almost entirely missing from the public stage these past four years.

It's widely assumed that Bush is generally despised by the public. The perceptive American Interest blogger Walter Russell Mead stirred the ire of some former Bush aides when he recommended that Republicans avoid any defense of his record and move on to new issues.

But perhaps Bush's name is not mud any more. The Washington...