Monthly Archives: October 2013

George W Bush Approval Ratings with Events

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Many presidents are rated based on how they handle popular events throughout their presidency. George W Bush is one president who has been through many significant events during his time as president. Unfortunately, many people feel that he wasn’t as successful as he could have been at handling certain situations. Take a look at the following information to learn more about George W Bush approval ratings with events.

In general, many criticized George W Bush’s public speaking skills as well as his decision-making abilities throughout his time as president. A president’s approval rating can often change throughout his time in charge based on the decisions that he continues to make. The below outlines a few points in George W Bush’s presidency and the overall approval ratings that he had throughout his term.

Many people felt that George W Bush handled one of the most important events of his presidency extremely well. This event was the September 11th terroristic attacks on the United States. During this significant and devastating event, most people felt that he kept national morale up even during such an upsetting time. Throughout many speeches and public appearances following September 11, George W. Bush’s approval ratings continued to be high.

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George W. Bush on Immigration: The System Is Broken

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Bush told HuffPost that “the atmosphere, unlike when I tried it, is better, maybe for the wrong reason.”

“The right reason is it’s important to reform a broken system. I’m not sure a right reason is that in so doing we win votes,” Bush said. “I mean when you do the right thing, I think you win votes, as opposed to doing something that’s the right thing to win votes. Maybe there’s no difference there. It seems like there is to me, though.”

The Washington Examiner picked up on Bush’s comments and wrote in their headline that Bush was “skeptical of current immigration push.” The Drudge Report posted the Examiner story. And on Thursday evening, Breitbart News wrote a similar piece to the Examiner’s, with the headline: “George W. Bush Skeptical of Senate’s Immigration Bill.” The Heritage Foundation, which has been a leading voice in opposition to the current legislation, tweeted out the Breitbart story.

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George W. Bush opens up about his Presidency

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John King’s interview with former President George Walker Bush