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Old Apr 2nd 2009, 10:15 AM
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Default Re: Best US POTUS, decided by consensus

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3 Thomas Jefferson (Democratic-Republican) (23)
1 George Washington (22)
2 John Adams (Federalist) (22)
34 Dwight David Eisenhower (Republican) (21)
36 Lyndon Baines Johnson (Democrat) (21)
11 James Knox Polk (Democrat) (21)
16 Abraham Lincoln (Republican) (21)
42 William Jefferson Clinton (Democrat) (21)
4 James Madison (Democratic-Republican) (20)
5 James Monroe (Democratic-Republican) (20)
6 John Quincy Adams (Democratic-Republican) (20)
10 John Tyler (Whig) (20)
12 Zachary Taylor (Whig) (20)
14 Franklin Pierce (Democrat) (20)
17 Andrew Johnson (Democrat/National Union) (20)
18 Ulysses Simpson Grant (Republican) (20)
19 Rutherford Birchard Hayes (Republican) (20)
20 James Abram Garfield (Republican) (20)
21 Chester Alan Arthur (Republican) (20)
22 Grover Cleveland (Democrat) (20)
23 Benjamin Harrison (Republican) (20)
24 Grover Cleveland (Democrat) (20)
26 Theodore Roosevelt (Republican) (20)
27 William Howard Taft (Republican) (20)
30 Calvin Coolidge (Republican) (20)
38 Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr (Republican) (20)
39 James Earl Carter (Democrat) (20)
13 Millard Fillmore (Whig) (19)
41 George Herbert Walker Bush (Republican) (19)
37 Richard Milhous Nixon (Republican) (19)
8 Martin Van Buren (Democrat) (19)
15 James Buchanan (Democrat) (19)
9 William Henry Harrison (Whig) (19)
25 William McKinley (Republican) (19)
29 Warren Gamaliel Harding (Republican) (19)
28 Woodrow Wilson (Democrat) (19)
33 Harry S Truman (Democrat) (19)
35 John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Democrat) (19)
15 James Buchanan (Democrat) (19)
44 Barack Hussein Obama (Democrat) (19)
7 Andrew Jackson (Democrat) (18)
31 Herbert Clark Hoover (Republican) (18)
32 Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Democrat) (18)
40 Ronald Wilson Reagan (Republican) (16)
43 George W. Bush (Republican) (15)
For essentially waffling his way out of his own party's nomination for a second term on the subject of expansion of slavery into new territories. Compromise is good when it gets things done, but compromise to pass the buck isn't impressive.
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