Bush Legacy in Convalescence
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  • rheddles

    President Bush’s favorability ratings are the lowest, by a substantial
    margin, of any living ex-President—including Jimmy Carter.

    That’s because so many who suffered under Carter have died and so few alive now remember 21% mortgage rates.

    • Corlyss

      The distance phenomenon seems as predictable as the tides. Let a little daylight appear between now and a president, and all of a sudden people decide he weren’t so bad after all. Somewhere in the 70s or early 80s some firm did a poll on how many voted for Kennedy. It came back something like 75% said they voted for him. That result was highly unlikely in a random sample. The conclusion was waggishly presented as “if everyone who say they voted for him had actually done so, he would have won by a landslide.”

  • Corlyss

    Frickin’ lot of good it does the nation now, i.e., now that Sheeple renewed Obama’s contract largely on the basis that they still blamed Bush for the economy. Day by day we get an explosion of evidence that We The People are too shamefully ignorant to maintain their end of the governmental agreement inherent in our system.

  • purusha

    Bush’s legacy is blood.

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