Wednesday, April 26, 2006

worst president in history?

Historian Sean Wilentz assesses de facto President George Bush as perhaps the worst president in history in the latest Rolling Stone.

Wilentz makes a good case on Bush's domestic policy alone, which has been nothing but tax cuts and more tax cuts -- in other words, voodoo economics. All that's done is wipe out the federal surplus and given us a great big deficit while giving money to the rich so they can buy a third summer home or a more expensive yacht, and a Hummer to tow it.

And then there is Iraq and the rest of Bush's foreign policy, which is likely to get worse if he attacks Iran...