28 percent of Americans think he’s the worst ever. But his poor performance review has yet to inspire a frenzy of self-scrutiny.
Just to make sure of his legacy, we need to get these last few assessments in before he’s gone. More on the “disappointments” of GWB, from Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune:
All these blunders were not accidental. They were the product of this administration’s peculiar combination of arrogance, power lust and incompetence.
Those qualities have not abated. Bush leaves us with the rule of law in shreds, the budget out of control, two interminable wars and the public yearning for change. But to him, it’s all good.