Before the September meltdown one might have graded George W. Bush with a "B" (on the Reagan scale) for his two-term presidency. On the exemplary side, Bush prevented a post-9/11 attack, and he cut taxes in 2003, which sparked the economy. What prevented a higher grade were bad appointments (Donald Rumsfeld, Michael Brown and the near disaster of Harriet Miers, to name only three, with more to come) and speaking skills that embarrassed even his fans.Yeah, Harriet Miers was his big screw-up -- geez.
Alas, the Bush Administration's bobble of the 2008 financial crisis knocked W down to a "C," at best....
Monday, February 09, 2009
Why the political content of Forbes magazine is nearly as funny as that of the WSJ editorial page:
Posted by Grey Matter at 8:55 PM