January 17th, 2009

News

The Legacy Thing

Bob Woodward with ten things Bush taught us about the presidency. Great read.

Excellent analysis: "the frat boy ships out."

And, the final Bush White House Watch with Dan Froomkin. Top read.

NA NA NA NA HEY HEY GOODBYE:
* New legacy watchword: "disappointment." Bonus coverage by Dana Milbank.
* David Von Drehle on Bush's last address.
* Eugene Robinson on Bush and history.
* LiveOnline transcript on the legacy taking shape.
* Joe Klein on the administration's most despicable act.
* Yes, some countries may actually miss Bush.
* Examining the words he used.
* Bush's 43 worst appointees (man, a real rogue's gallery,) and his top ten YouTube moments. (Both courtesy Mr. Froomkin.)
* Retrospective: great moments in crappy quotes.