Saturday, February 18, 2012

Reagan and Clinton Viewed as Outstanding Recent Presidents By Americans

by: Les Carpenter
Rational Nation USA
Liberty -vs- Tyranny



















Beyond leftist hyperbole about President Regan as one of the nation's worst Presidents 69% of Americans believe he was either outstanding or above average. President Clinton is viewed by 60% of Americans in the same category. History is often the best judge, and the American people have spoken.


PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans believe history will judge Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton as the best among recent U.S. presidents, with at least 6 in 10 saying each will go down in history as an above-average or outstanding president. Only about 1 in 10 say each will be remembered as below average or poor. Three years into Barack Obama's presidency, Americans are divided in their views of how he will be regarded, with 38% guessing he will be remembered as above average or outstanding and 35% as below average or poor. {Read More}

Unfortunately given the current incumbent and those hoping to challenge him prospects for the future aren't looking all too bright.

Via: Memeorandum

7 comments:

  1. This conservative thinks President Clinton was a great president, personal peccadilloes aside. You can't argue with success.

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  2. I would absolutely take Clinton over his 2 successors any day. And the first President Bush isn't looking all that bad in retrospect, either (kept us the hell out of Baghdad, right?).

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  3. If you could imagine 100 years from now, not a one of those presidents will be remembered much at all. If anything, the period will be remembered for weak presidencies, marked by a decline of the middle class and the class stratification and general decline that comes with that. We now have a patrician society, with sycophant plebs allowed just enough representation to keep the masses placated. Any student of history knows where that leads... Ayn Rand's dream of a pseudo-meritocracy in which the security of personal wealth is the prime prerogative of the state - where the state itself no longer matters at all. And that's how the great civilizations of yore have vanished, with barely remembered "leaders" with no power at all.

    JMJ

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  4. Silver: Just remember Clinton never got into trouble for anything 'personal'. Sexually harassing employees is not considered to be a private matter.

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  5. President Barack Obama will be remembered as the 4th or 5th greatest president in American history after the completion of his second term in early 2017.

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    1. I'm sure many have wet dreams believing that statement. :)

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  6. @ Gene: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

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