How to Fix It: Remember Polk, Grant, and Harding

“We’ve had some bad presidents. James K. Polk, Ulysses S. Grant, Warren G. Harding. We’ve bounced back from all of them. It’s going to be harder to bounce back from George W. Bush because he’s been in office eight years and done some terrible things. But we will bounce back.”

Read an extended interview with Robert Reich about the Bush legacy here.


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