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Americans of all stripes love to debate which president was best or worst. This is a subject that is too important to rely on opinion polls, which are skewed by individual bias and political views.
In another, informal survey of professional historians, I encourage you to do your own research and verify the facts stated in this article.
Bush wasted no time in wiping out that surplus, turning it into the biggest budget deficit in history. He added more to the national debt than every president before him combined. However, just the opposite happened. Check out this report from the Congressional Budget Officewhich provides Congress with non-partisan analysis on budgetary on spending issues, showing the budget deficits and surpluses.
By the time he left office, unemployment was skyrocketing and the economy was sheddingjobs in a single month. Looking at the jobs created during each presidential administration, you would have to go all the way back to Herbert Hoover to find a president with a worse record of job creation than George W.
Bush promised not to touch the Social Security trust fund. Yet barely six months after taking office he broke this promise and began siphoning money from Social Security to make up for the budget shortfall.
After taking hundreds of billions from the trust fund, he then said Social Security was broke and attempted to privatize it - an attempt that thankfully failed. Bush brought all that prosperity to a screeching halt. By the time he left office we had: The economic collapse of was the worst since the Great Depression and required taxpayers to spend nearly a trillion dollars to bail out the financial industry.
In fact, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke claims that the economic collapse of was actually worse than the Great Depression in some respects. In the weeks after receiving that CIA briefing, Bush spent a month fly-fishing, golfing, and clearing brush at his ranch in Texas.
Barely a month after that warning, the US experienced the worst terrorist attack in history. But the Bush administration pressured the EPA to issue a statement saying the air in and around ground zero was safe to breathe and encouraged New Yorkers to return to work.
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