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The Donnybrook
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Ranking all 42 previous U.S. Presidents...

Here's the top 10, according to C-Span's Survey of Presidential Leadership...

Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
John F. Kennedy
Thomas Jefferson
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Woodrow Wilson
Ronald Reagan
No surprises here. These lists don't tend to change much from year to year, because no one is going wake up one morning and say "You know who was a great president? John Tyler!"

In more current news, the laughable George W. Bush impacted the list in two big ways: First, by debuting at a paltry #36, then by making Bill Clinton look so good by comparison that he jumped from #21 (in 2000) to #15 this year...


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