George W. Bush

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Noun1.George W. Bush - 43rd President of the United StatesGeorge W. Bush - 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)
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The second longest chapter in the book is on Bush the younger. The chapter title sums it up: "Big Government at Home and Abroad." Bush expanded executive power; had "policies that were very similar to his successor, Barack Obama"; created the TSA and Department of Homeland Security; and "used 9/11 as an excuse to invade and conduct nation-building occupations in two Muslim countries."
But the United States survived a civil war, two world wars, 9/11, Richard Nixon, and George Bush the Younger. America will survive Donald Trump.
In spite of the mess left by Mr Bush the younger, the US, even with threats to its credit rating, can now borrow money on the international markets at a lower rate than any time in its history.
Bush the younger became the Republican nominee for president; and though failing to win the popular vote, he defeated Vice President Al Gore in 2000.
When the neo-conservatives finally got their say with the arrival of Bush the younger, their premise that the United States was the sole superpower and could do what it liked without regard for others was already in doubt.
What Carter, Bush the elder, Clinton, and Bush the younger learned--but their domestic critics have not--is that the impediment to engagement lies not in Washington but in Tehran.
Bush the younger is the stupidest president in the history of the United States; this is a given, and I do not need to write a column on this point.
George Bush the Younger, perhaps in conscious or unconscious reaction to his father, does not dismiss "the vision thing." He believes that the Almighty summoned him to high office, and he cherishes visions.
After that there was the Defender and Safeguard, followed by Ronald Reagan's 1983 Strategic Defence Initiative, termed "Star Wars." Now, Bush the Younger is pushing the National Missile Defence System (NMD).
Bush the younger is out to wipe the slate clean and seems to be prepared to rid himself of the troublesome tyrant by any and all means.
The names alone conjure up images of bygone eras: Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush the Elder, Clinton and, now, Bush the Younger. All, in various ways, kept their distance from Castro and Cuba.
Watching Bush the younger sign on with the Northern Alliance to rid Afghanistan of the dread Taliban inspires an awful deja vu (and inevitable comparisons to a certain lady who swallowed a fly).