What do you think Bush should take credit or blame for happening during the last eight years?

The Democrats think many of the problems we face today are at least partially due to Bush's lack of leadership or policy decisions. Some Republicans say that none of the economic, international problems are Bush's fault. So... What EXACTLY do you think Bush should claim credit or take blame for during the last eight years?

Asked By: Dastardly - 12/30/2008
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The problem isn't that he starts everything as that he botches everything up. Katrina, for example. Some other things... More
Answered By: Joshua H - 12/30/2008
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Honestly, I don't care what President Bush long as he doesn't step foot into politics anymore.
Answered By: Have I been blocked by you yet? - 12/30/2008
Credit for seven years of economic growth and security! God bless our President George W. Bush! He will be missed.
Answered By: Impeach Obama - 12/30/2008
Let me put it this way. If I had to rate Bush on a 0-10 scale. I would give him a solid 3.
Answered By: subwlimnuflik - 12/30/2008
The Housing Market crash shoudln't be blamed on Bush. More like Frank, Dodd, Maxine Waters, etc. The record deficit and his inability to use his VETO Pen, is absolutely his fault.
Answered By: MessyJes - 12/30/2008
The last eight years have been a nightmare. I would like to forget them ASAP.
Answered By: Caribou "LIPS" Barbie™ - 12/30/2008
Well unemployment and inflation are historically low, 1/2 that of Europe Bush and leaders like him are the last hope for a dying World
Answered By: Political Hack Election Decider - 12/30/2008
I am quite sure OTHERS will have enough blame for him to not feel the need to bother. Do you think the previous administration will EVER accept blame for 9-11?∙ - SOMALIA, The sub-prime mortgage fiasco?
Answered By: † gnosis † - 12/30/2008
He has always been a buck stops here President. Or else he would have come out and used the pulpit to tell Americans the 9% approval rating for congress is justified.
Answered By: Natasha b - 12/30/2008
not just bush, repubby's had control of the congress and the senate for six of the last eight years
Answered By: yori tawdid - 12/30/2008
i think that he can take credit for pulling this country together after 9-11 he had the entire country hating the dixie chics for what was said ...he also showed that we as a country fail when it comes to taking care of our own case in point katrina, that was not all his fault, in that area on the tv they werent even... More
Answered By: bailie28 - 12/30/2008
He should go to Hague and admit to everything he has done in the past eight years.
Answered By: K - 12/30/2008
I don`t blame Bush Jr. for the republicans giving away our industrial might because it started with Reagan lifting tariffs and Clinton did not help by signing the Republican NAFTA agreement. I blame Bush for ignoring 911warnings by his head of anti-terrorism and invading a country that had nothing to do with 911... More
Answered By: iamct01 - 12/30/2008
I think Bush should be given credit for taking swift action against terrorists in Afghanistan after 9/11 and preventing further attacks here on our soil. You have to admit Clinton never did anything like that after they attacked us before, and seeing as how we haven't been attacked like that since then, it must be due... More
Answered By: Galaxie Girl - 12/30/2008
In the face of what this man had to deal with, Bush did an outstanding job. It's the American people who voted in the likes of Pelosi and Reid, who are to blame along with these blatant incompetents, for the problems we face today... More
Answered By: irishmom91562 - 12/30/2008
The sitting President always take credit or blame for activities under their watch. Bush is fortunate that much of the mess was cause by his action and inaction to crisis... More
Answered By: Mike - 12/30/2008
I think when Bill Clinton comes forward, and admits his screw-ups...George should then do the same! Come on Libs...fair is fair!
Answered By: snoopy_0752 - 12/30/2008
I will just remember 8 years of financial destruction here in the US and the bloodshed of millions of civilians on a global scale. most honest political and financial experts consider him the worst leader america ever had and no shit.
Answered By: dbloodline - 12/30/2008
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