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Bobby Jindal: Bush 'Best American President Since Ronald Reagan'

Gov. Bobby Jindal proclaimed George W. Bush the best American president since Reagan. There goes his chances for running in 2016.
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Comedy is a very hard and tricky thing to create. However, sometimes the comedy writes itself.

Gov. Bobby Jindal was on MSNBC's Morning Joe today and Mark Halperin asked him who was the best president since Ronald Reagan, a question that would give Americans a sense of his leadership qualities. Let's just say he failed miserably.

Halperin: Just to give people a sense of your leadership judgement and views, who's been the best American president since Ronald Reagan and why?

Jindal: Well obviously I think Ronald Reagan was the best.

Halperin: Since Ronald Reagan.

Jindal: Since Reagan we've had two republicans and two democrats, there are pros and cons. I think George W. Bush did an admirable job protecting our country against the threat, after 9/11, his presidency was largely defined about keeping us safe of international terrorism.

Why do republicans ignore the fact that under George W. Bush, America WAS attacked on 9/11? Didn't he fail his leadership role on that fateful day if we are judging his ability to keep Americans safe? Conservatives would have you believe that 9/11 didn't really happen under W's reign at all.

Jindal went on to list the things he didn't like about some of W's policies, but in the end sided with one of the worst American president's off all time.

Jindal: If I had to pick between those president's, I think president Bush because

Scarborough: George W. Bush

Jindal: ...because he did what I think was the biggest challenge...

Starting the Iraq war under false pretenses doesn't count for much in Jindal's warped world view.


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