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Who Makes the Cut for the Worst Presidents Ever?

Phoenomagus Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:37 AM
History is still out on the worst, apparently. The bottom three would be Bill Clinton, BHO and Hillary. I think that might be her ambition...to be the worst. Electing her would set gender equality back 200 years.

As President Obama prepares his State of the Union Address and the nation looks forward to a Presidents Day holiday, Americans should consider the warning examples of our worst chief executives.

While few of Washington and Lincoln's successors could hope to replicate their epic achievements, every president can — and must — focus on avoiding the appalling ineptitude of John Tyler, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan and their feckless fellow travelers on the road to presidential perdition. The common elements that link our least successful leaders teach historical lessons at least as important as the shared traits of the Rushmore Four:...