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George Bush Legacy

Bush's Past Op-Ed Appearances

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As part of his continuing quest to sell lawmakers and the American people on his stimulus plan, President Obama penned an op-ed for the Washington Pos...

Loyal Bushies Create Bush-Cheney Alumni Association Website To 'Help Build A Lasting Legacy'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even before President Bush left office, he and his loyal Bushies were hard at work shaping his legacy, comparing him to Abraham Lincoln and claiming h...

Artist Creates Tribute To Bush Shoe Thrower

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iraqis have literally given former President Bush the boot. A sofa-sized shoe monument was unveiled today in Tikrit - the hometown of the former Iraq...

Jan. 26, 2009 News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Continuing presidential transition custom, Bush leaves private note for Obama in Oval Office. Tells him where to find WMD in Iraq.

Defense Secretary Gates Undergoes Surgery From Snowplow Injury

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates underwent surgery on his arm on Friday and expects to be back at work next week, the Pentagon said. Surgeons repaired ...

You Got Your Parting Shots -- Now Leave Bush Alone

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

The bone of Bush's legacy will be gnawed over by the dogs of history and eventually there'll be a judgment. Until then, the new adminstration should just let the contrails of the plane ride to Texas dissipate.

"'Begin Again the Work of Remaking America'"

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

I am dancing with joy to see the transfer of power from a man who governed in secrecy and subterfuge to one who pledges in his Inaugural Address "to do his business in the light of day."

One Last Lie

Libby Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Libby Mitchell

My young niece and nephew are becoming liars. They don't do it mean spiritedly, most of the time they are just trying to make a story better, or win a...

AP: Bush Legacy -- Grim Times, Gloomy Nation

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Wars. Recession. Bailouts. Debt. Gloom. The unvarnished review of George W. Bush's presidency reveals a portrait of America he nev...

Bush: Fix Your "Miserable Failure" Googlebomb Legacy Before Obama Takes Office

Danny Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Sullivan

Due to an inept attempt to defuse the "miserable failure" Googlebomb, when Bush goes, the next US president (Obama) inherits the problem.

History Finally Judges George Bush

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

With the Bush presidency winding down, I have invited History to be a guest commentator today and respond for itself.

The Bush Presidency in Four Words

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The one word Americans use most to describe President Bush is "incompetent." While no compliment, the word fails to convey the condemnation warranted by the last eight years.

Send America to Rehab

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Ironically, while Bush and Cheney were obsessing over al-Qaida, and searching under every rock in Afghanistan for Osama bin Laden, the real danger to America was at home -- on Wall Street.

Regrets? Bush Has Too Few To Mention

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Faced with a faltering economy and a precarious national security position, President George W. Bush made the best of a bad situation and sought to un...

Kenneth Coles & Grassy Knolls: The Sole Assasination of a Bush Legacy

Barry Michael Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barry Michael Cooper

Though President Bush adroitly ducked the projectile shoe, his legacy was most assuredly assassinated by a pair of oxfords.

Jason Linkins

Condi Rice Gives Bush Credit For All Manner Of Dubious Accomplishments | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As we saw on this past Sunday's iteration of Meet The Press, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has emerged as the foremost message force multiplier ...

Unfortunately, Rewriting Bush History Doesn't Change It

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

It's understandable why Republicans are so desperate to rewrite Bush's crumbling history. After all, everyone likes a happy ending. Not to worry, though -- America got one.

Lame Duck Prosecution: Are Nuclear Pardons in the Works?

Lynne Glasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynne Glasner

Is there any intention of pursuing prosecution before or after January 20? Nadler has strongly condemned the idea of preemptive pardons, something incompatible with our democracy.

Reading The Pictures: Laura Doing A Little Projection With White House Christmas Card?

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-12-04-shawpic2.jpgIt seems Laura Bush is feeling pretty wounded these days about Dubya's legacy -- according, at least, to two current monumental gestures.

William Kristol: Future Imperfect

Gerald Bracey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gerald Bracey

According to Bill Kristol, Bush has to win in Iraq to have any hopes of being judged successful. That gives him 38 days to become successful.

The Bush Legacy: Haunted By Mistakes

Markus Ziener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Markus Ziener

Bush's presidency may someday be seen in a milder light, because in the last two years of his administration, he was able to pull off an inconspicuous, but in many ways fundamental, change of course.

Bush Reveals True Reason for War in Push for Iraqi Agreement

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Operation Iraqi Freedom was never about liberating the people of Iraq but instead about liberating its assets for foreign exploitation.