Only a third of those polled said they want Bush to remain active in public life after he leaves the White House. That 33 percent figure is 22 points lower than those in 2001 who wanted Bill Clinton to retain a public role.
Saturday, December 27, 2008
I am currently still on Festivus Break, but the poll reported by CNN, on Bush's popularity, warranted further comment.
Now the Bush Administration has been marked by a series of screw-ups, calamities and outright disasters so bad that many of them had to have been done on purpose. George Bush is incompetent, but nobody could be that incompetent. Right?
Anyway, a new poll is out showing 75% of the public will not miss George Bush and are glad he is going away.
Everyone knew this, but the news gets even worse:
So 75% are glad the disaster that has been the Bush Administration is nearly over, while 67% of the public does not even want Bush involved in public life afterward.
In other words, don't let the door hit you on the way out, George. Just. Go. Away.