A View of Bush From Across the Pond

| Tue Oct. 21, 2008 4:03 PM EDT

Boris Johnson, Tory mayor of London:

Democracy and capitalism are the two great pillars of the American idea. To have rocked one of those pillars may be regarded as a misfortune. To have damaged the reputation of both, at home and abroad, is a pretty stunning achievement for an American president.

Via Andrew. The onslaught of Bush legacy articles and books that come out in 2009 are going to be positively brutal.

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