Historians Rank Obama’s Presidency, Falls in Top 20 of All Time

Written by DML

I was never good at school.  I prefer learning from my experiences over learning from a book.

That said, I’m not a big history buff — historians have never caught my attention.  Therefore, I’m not the guy to ask who was better at the job of president, FDR or JFK.  However, ask me who was better, Clinton or Obama, and I will give you an answer based on my experiences as an American who lived during their times in the White House.

Ask me about Bush Sr. versus Bush Jr. and I can share an answer.  In a few years, I’ll be able to give a reason why Trump is better than Reagan, or vice versa.

I was born in 1969, but if I go back to when I was ten years old and start listing from there all the presidents in order of their performance, I would say, without any doubt, “Reagan was by far the best.”

Following him, in order of best to worst, I would place Clinton, Bush Jr., Bush Sr., then Carter.  In dead last is Obama.

Obama was, without a doubt, the worst president in my lifetime, and the history books should reflect his epic failures.

But they won’t…

Decades from now, kids who like to learn from books will believe Obama was one of the best presidents of all time because that’s what the historians will tell them.

C-SPAN released a survey Friday that asked historians to rank past presidents.  Obama was voted the country’s 12th best of all time.

Historians were asked to, essentially, grade the presidents on items like “public persuasion” and “moral authority.”  Abraham Lincoln retained the top position, and George Washington came in a close second.

To think, Obama is at number 12 — boy oh boy, those other presidents must have really sucked.

Click here for survey results.

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