How good was George W. Bush at managing the federal government?
I'm doing a project but all I can find is economy facts, does anyone know how good was George W. Bush at managing the federal government with facts to support it?
- Anonymous8 years agoFavorite Answer
Bush/GOP Majority inherited a Dow of 10,600 and left with 7950 (Jan 20, 2009). DOW is 13,000+ today.
Bush/GOP Majority inherited 4% unemployment and left with 7.9%/8.2% (Jan/Feb 2009).
Bush/GOP Majority inherited a surplus and left with record deficits. http://www.flickr.com/photos/speakerpelosi/4691566...
Bush/GOP oversaw the worst financial collapse since the 1930s.
Bush/GOP tenure produced the worst employment growth since WWII.
Bush/GOP grew the Government 33% in 8 years.
2 “off budget” Wars.
Medicare D – “off budget”.
2 Tax Cuts with no equivalent reduction in spending, just added to the Deficit. That’s why they were set up as TEMPORARY.
Bush - National Debt Increase: $5.5+ trillion. DURING AN EXPANSION.
Bush/GOP DEFICIT End-of-Term/2009 Fiscal Year: $1.413 Trillion.
National Debt as of Jan. 15, 2009: $10.6 trillion
Debt when Mr. Bush took office: $5.7 trillion
(Source: U.S. Treasury Dept.)Source(s): Good charts on Debt/Deficit Breakdown from Bush to Obama: http://cdn.theatlantic.com/static/mt/assets/jamesf... http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/0... http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/06/09/busi...
- VanityLv 78 years ago
I'm going to look: The first one is about stimulus.
This explains how he ran the Iraqi govt...during his reign as President and some info of 911.
This one is from Wikipedia...and sort of like an autobiography that highlights what you may be looking for..
A story regarding another George Bush trying his hand at politics...
Hope this helped...Source(s): Yahoo Search
- Strings AttachedLv 58 years ago
On a scale from 1 through 10, negative 35.
- Anonymous8 years ago
If there was a way to turn an accidental atomic explosion into a form of fiscal management, that would be about right.
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- The VirginianLv 78 years ago
There was nothing good about it.