Bush’s Legacy

Over at the National Post, I try to assess Bush’s legacy. The full article can be read here.

Some excerpts:

The wreckage that Bush has left is there for all to see, so much so that even erstwhile supporters like David Frum, who wrote some of Bush’s most memorable speeches, acknowledge that this has been a “failed presidency.” The stock market is in free fall, the largest banks and automotive companies are on the verge of bankruptcy and begging for government handouts, New Orleans is still a shadow of its old pre-Katrina glory, the nation persists in mortgaging its future to its old Cold War foe Red China, Islamic radicals continue to launch bold attacks on allies like India, violence is on the rise in Afghanistan, and Iraq (although slightly more stable than before) remains a tinderbox ready to explode.

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