Democrat Barack Obama would crush Republican John McCain in the U.S. presidential race by an almost four-to-one margin — 56 per cent to 15 — if it were up to Canadians.Well duh. The Republican Party makes our Conservatives look like hardcore socialists. Also:
Forty-two per cent of respondents called Mr. Bush one of the worst presidents in U.S. history, 23 per cent said he was the absolute worst.I wouldn't go so far as to rate him the absolute worst. A lot of presidential historians rate James Buchanan pretty near the bottom. The introductory paragraph on his Wikipedia page is hilariously harsh:
As Southern states declared their secession in the lead-up to the American Civil War, he held that secession was illegal, but that going to war to stop it was also illegal. Taking his own advice, he did nothing.