A recent Quinnipiac University poll asked respondents to rate Presidents since World War II. The big losers were George W. Bush and Barack Obama with the latter slightly edging out the former to claim the top spot. Polls like this strike me as fairly biased since it skews toward recent and current events. That being said, let’s discuss it anyway.


Report from CNN:

President Barack Obama tops the list of the worst presidents since World War Two, according to a new national poll.

And the survey, released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University, also indicates that a plurality of voters nationwide say in hindsight that the country would be better off if Mitt Romney had won the 2012 presidential election.

Thirty-three percent of people questioned in the poll say that Obama is the worst president since the Second World War, with 28% saying George W. Bush was the worst. Thirteen percent picked Richard Nixon, with 8% naming Jimmy Carter.

Actually, this makes perfect sense. Of the respondents, a third hate President Bush and a third hate President Obama. The rest are people who think and remember beyond the past 14 years.

So, how would you answer this poll question? Worst and best President since WWII?

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Nate Ashworth is the Founder and Senior Editor of Election Central. He's been blogging elections and politics for almost a decade. He started covering the 2008 Presidential Election which turned into a full-time political blog in 2012 and 2016.

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