I was thinking yesterday about all of the criticism surrounding Bush that swept Obama into office and I realized how little has really changed. This is a quick list off the top of the criticism that I remember from 2 years ago along with a quick response to today's situation. It doesn't seem like much has really changed. In many cases, I would expect there should be more anger now. (For the sake of this thread, I'm trying to be the messenger here and not take sides on any issue. Some of the criticism I agree with, others I could care less about and some of it I disagree with. To be fair though, I liked Bush on many things such as the tax cuts and I thought he was generally a good war President. My personal take is Obama took Bush's faults and magnified them.) #1: Bush got us involved in an endless war. Comment: Obama has offered no solution to the Afghan war. #2: GITMO was an abhorrent violation of human rights. No comment needed #3: Bush took Clinton's surplus and turned it into a deficent No comment needed #4: Warrentless wiretaps warrentless wiretaps + cell phone tracking #5: Rendition Rendition + a Supreme Court nominee that says indefinate detention just for funding terrorist #6: Didn't care about the US Border no comment needed #7: Other nations didn't respect US Iran going nuclear, NK sinking SK ships. Bad blodd between US and Israel #8: Federal government was too slow to respond to Katrina Obama now has a Katrina of his own that he ignored for the first few weeks and has been utterly ineffective in dealing with. As a liberal how do you reconcile these issues? What does this say about the hatred for Bush? EDIT:------ I just realized that this message board is a fair repository of hate Bush thought. Just a few I pulled up from past messages. I'm not going to quote anyone, just what was said: Just a few. What President are they talking about again?