After eight years as President "I have only two regrets: that I have not shot Henry Clay or hanged John C. Calhoun."--1837--
Andrew Jackson (Calhoun was his Vice-President and Clay a former Secretary of State)
"Conservative historians may concede that Bush’s Wilsonian foreign policy was disastrous, but still argue that Barack Obama inherited a bad hand from Mr. Bush but made it even worse. Unfortunately for Americans of all ideologies, both liberal and conservative critiques of these two presidents will prove to be correct. In the end, Bush and Obama were clearly overmatched by the events of their day."