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Clinton Transcended Bush League

I have said many times before that defending the Bush administration is impossible. It was catastrophic on so many fronts, and plain abysmal on pretty much every other, that I think its fairly safe to say he was the worst president ever — if to say so isn’t already a ‘stating the obvious’ banality.

Here’s a stark measure of his economic performance from Paul Krugman’s sublime blog: unemployment rates from 1993 to 2009. So how do the Clinton and Bush administrations match up?

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