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BlueCheeseAgain

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14. I think all three recent Dem presidents have been excellent.
Mon Dec 12, 2022, 03:57 PM
Dec 2022

President Obama got us the ACA (a big f***ing deal, as someone noted), pulled us out of the Great Recession, and was a tremendous role model as well. The only complaint I have is that he was not a great partisan leader, perhaps believing (nobly) that the president should be above that.

President Clinton presided over a time of great prosperity and peace. His efforts to bring peace to the world were impressive-- Northern Ireland, Yugoslavia and Kosovo come to mind. He was agonizingly close in the eternal Arab-Israeli conflict too. Unfortunately, his personal weaknesses detract a fair bit from his later effectiveness.

President Biden has only been president for two years, but he has done more with less than any president of memory. He's gotten a tremendous amount of consequential legislation through a 50-50 Senate and a very slim majority in the House. We'll see what happens next.

In the end, I voted for President Obama in the poll.

If you look at their actions past the office it would be Carter liberal N proud Dec 2022 #1
Hmm, that's a great consideration Polybius Dec 2022 #2
Had the nation listened to Carter . . . Johonny Dec 2022 #7
I agree re Jimmy Carter nightwing1240 Dec 2022 #11
I'm hoping the greatest is yet to come within my lifetime. Solly Mack Dec 2022 #3
If I count post-Presidency and prescient steps that could have made all our lives hlthe2b Dec 2022 #4
President Barack Obama aaaaaa5a Dec 2022 #5
Probably Obama.... but... Happy Hoosier Dec 2022 #6
I chose Biden. Lunabell Dec 2022 #8
Al Gore meadowlander Dec 2022 #9
FDR was before my "lifetime" otherwise Crazyleftie Dec 2022 #10
I'm thinking about doing another poll Polybius Dec 2022 #12
Lincoln Celerity Dec 2022 #17
I gave the nod to Biden Johnny2X2X Dec 2022 #13
I think all three recent Dem presidents have been excellent. BlueCheeseAgain Dec 2022 #14
Went with Obama as well AZSkiffyGeek Dec 2022 #18
The Clinton years were superlative ones for me as well. Just A Box Of Rain Dec 2022 #22
Jimmy Carter was the BEST person to ever be President Raine Dec 2022 #15
I'm seriously jealous 48656c6c6f20 Dec 2022 #16
JFK, for one specific reason... First Speaker Dec 2022 #19
LBJ gets my vote. I was an infant/toddler and don't remember any of it, though. maxsolomon Dec 2022 #20
LBJ doesn't get enough credit mainer Dec 2022 #21
Very tough call. wnylib Dec 2022 #23
I have three categories for this Genki Hikari Dec 2022 #24
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