The Bush Legacy

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Seems as if everyone, even outside of the liberal blogosphere, is starting to realize that Bush’s plan is just to leave the messes he has created to his successor, which is accompanied by the growing sense of how badly he has failed across a broad spectrum of issues.

“It’s hard to find something he has done that really has improved the situation a great deal,” Stephen J. Wayne, a Georgetown University presidential scholar, tells the AP.

Or as former Bush campaign strategist Matthew Dowd puts it: “We’re in a worse place than we were in 1999.”

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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