People tend to overlook this depressing reality. We can and must do better as a nation.
“51 percent of Democrats now approve of George W. Bush, while just 42 percent disapprove. (At the end of his second term, that first figure stood at 6 percent, per Gallup.) Keep in mind that the polling question was not “Do you have a favorable opinion of George W. Bush as he compares to Donald Trump?” but “Do you have a favorable opinion of George W. Bush?””
New data indicate a majority of Democrats now hold a favorable view of George W. Bush. Of the myriad depressing developments in the age of Donald Trump, one of the more quietly corrosive is the ongoing rehabilitation of some of our most noxious public figures. Not only has the liberal establishment…