Thursday, September 14, 2006

Bush: Worst President EVER?

The Washington Post's Gene Weingarten writes a story about the worst president ever. In it, he puts up 4 candidates, one of which is George W. ("Worst?") Bush, the others, Pierce, Harding, and Buchanan. I am surprised that Hoover didn't make the list. But I guess he gets a little leeway, since the Great Depression and the Crash of '29 were kind of out of his total control, being global events and all.

Weingarten surprises with his summation of Bush, however. Nice little twist at the end. I think he may be onto something.

In any event, somebody's gotta finish last. Bush is still one of just a few people to be elected president, the most lofty title in all the world.

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