Monday, April 7, 2008

W takes the lead for dead last

W is now in contention for historians' ultimate disesteem as worst American president. His only competition is Buchanan. A nobly named writer on Andrew Sullivan’s blog for The Atlantic writes:
A Pew Research Center poll of 109 leading historians found that 61 percent of them rank Bush as “worst ever” among U.S. presidents.

Read the rest of the short post here. Scroll down a bit for the April 6 post and on your way stop and read 'The Guilty Men' post on torture memo. We didn't used to do this sort of thing, we Americans, or at least we used to feel shame if we did them. We are now officially shameless.

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