Think about this the next time you hear the GOP talk about freedom.
Last Wednesday, July 6th, was George W. Bush's 70th birthday and should have been an occasion for celebration. He got a present that he probably would rather not have received, however -- the long-awaited report on the British role in the invasion of Iraq.
tatistician Nate Silver of Five Thirty Eight and The New York Times created a composite list in January 2013 of previous presidential rankings by scholars. This is as definitive a ranking as we have at this time.
We should not equate post-tragedy toughness with perfect leadership. It's time we started asking questions like: How did this happen?
I'm going to keep this really simple. In response to your comment that you could personally "plead guilty" to not having imagined terrorists would use passenger aircraft as weapons→please stop lying.
Wikileaks' dump of Brennan's emails didn't reveal any state secrets, but it did put observers in an odd position.
The war in Afghanistan is now in its fifteenth year, making it the longest war in our history. By turning from fighting the terrorists in Afghanistan who attacked us, to Iraq, which had not, President George W. Bush did not "keep us safe.
"We were fully transparent and deceived no one."