A new poll of leading presidential scholars ranks Barack Obama as the 15th best president of the United States, just below Bill Clinton but ahead of Ronald Reagan.
The Siena College poll, which surveyed 238 presidential scholars at U.S. colleges and universities, asked scholars to rate the nation’s 43 chief executives on 20 attributes ranging from legislative accomplishments to integrity and imagination.
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As I read this article, I couldn't help but think about the discussion about political leanings (lib/con) and how fluxuations in personal opinion can have an effect. The same seems to be true for the popularity of presidents, past and present.
Where would you put Washington? Kennedy? Nixon? Truman? Why do you think these fluxuations exist? Interesting...
Answer by jesse123456 at 7:37 PM on Jul. 2, 2010
Answer by NotPanicking at 7:47 PM on Jul. 2, 2010
Answer by mancosmomma at 8:34 PM on Jul. 2, 2010
Mancosmomma----My hat off to you, you sure got that right.
Answer by Natesmom507 at 11:11 PM on Jul. 2, 2010