Rutherford B. Hayes: 10th worst president ever

C-SPAN asked 65 presidential historians to rank the former 42 former occupants of the White House on ten attributes of leadership. My favorite leader–the croquet president–ended up being the 10th worst president ever. Hey, at least George W Bush is sixth worst ever.

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Tom Saaristo
15 years ago

maybe he was 10th worse because he was the croquet-playin’-prez! I mean, croquet is COOL, but maybe he should have been doing OTHER things instead. Bush is SIXTH!? That is unreal. I’m stunned AND amazed. I think I need to go lie down, but not before I get out of this chair and walk to said bed whilst shaking my head in disbelief that is isn’t NUMBER ONE!

15 years ago

Bush is 7th from the bottom on that list, doesn’t that make him the seventh worst ever? But who was the worst tenth president? That’s right – John Tyler!

15 years ago

It’s tomorrow’s post. It’ll work in 5 hours. 🙂

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