If President Bush re-appeared to promote his book, he didn't make a good case for its sales. I can't help but wonder what, if anything, Bush could do to salvage the way most Americans view him at this point.
For some Tea Partiers, hard times, along with uncomfortable-for-some changes in an increasingly multicultural America, were not the result of sweeping social forces but a guy in the Oval Office who is modeling his rule after Hitler.
Why has the misperception that Obama is a Muslim increased over time? As Republicans and independents view Obama more unfavorably, they're likely to be more receptive to negative information about him, including false claims about his religion.
Obama's faith should be irrelevant since unlike Bush's Christian-dominated faith-based initiatives, he insists that he will not use government resources to promote either Christianity or Islam or any other religion.