George Walker Bush - 43rd President of the United States (2001–2009) Republican ~ ~ We have seen the state of our Union in the endurance of rescuers, working past exhaustion. We have seen the unfurling of flags, the lighting of candles, the giving of blood, the saying of prayers—in English, Hebrew, and Arabic. We have seen the decency of a loving and giving people who have made the grief of strangers their own. September 20, 2001
George Bush (July 6, 1946) 43rd President 2001-2009 The 2000 election was close and controversial. The 9-11 terrorist attacks occurred 8 mos into his presidency. Bush launched the War on Terror. He promoted policies on the economy, health care, education, social security reform. He signed Patriot Act, No Child Left Behind Act, Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, and tax cuts. Bush was criticized for his handling of Iraq War and Hurricane Katrina, and in 2007 the US entered The Great Recession.
4. Estimated IQ: 124.88 Yale University, President George W. Bush's presidency was filled with media questions about his intelligence, often pointing to his verbal slips. New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait even wrote: “I see only evidence of a man who not only lacks the ability to think analytically but disdains the very notion of it.” While it’s true Bush ranks among the least intelligent presidents, his est IQ places him around the average score for a college graduate in the U.S.