He was a great president with the courage to fight for freedom and democracy!
He did his best in the face of adverse circumstances
He was mediocre
He was below average in every way
He should be tried and prosecuted for war crimes
He is evil personified!
Last edited by winston53660; 10-15-09 at 11:35 AM.
I think he's a likeable personaliity, he did some things very well in foreign policy in the early onset of his administration, his appointments to the SCOTUS were terrific,, Condi rice was a better than average Sec. of State, etc.
Bush's biggest political failings are going to be on domestic policy and media relations, he shouldn't have signed the first stimulus package into law, it led to that second stinker and talk of a third one by the current batch of morons in Washington, With the early Republican majority during his White House tenure, we could have scaled back a lot of useless governmental powers, but they were expanded, there was a good shot at improving the tax code, yet it was further complictated, and used to think it was impossible to **** up the economic benefits of a tax cut.........yet this decade both political parties found a way to do that, signed by the former president.
Again though, what the former president did right he deserves credit for, and he was IMO less polarizing than the current resident of the White House.
Neither side in an argument can find the truth when both make an absolute claim on it.