george-w-bush

Why did we go to war in Iraq? An interview with Peter Baker.

The author of "Days of Fire" reflects on the Bush administration.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 7, 2013

Obama still uses a BlackBerry? Here’s why presidents always fall behind the times.

But it's not entirely their fault -- the responsibilities of the oval office pre-empt being on the cutting edge of tech trends.

Lawyers said Bush couldn’t spy on Americans. He did it anyway.

A leaked report suggests that many people doubted the legality of Bush's warrantless spying program.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jun 27, 2013

Poll: Republicans hate NSA spying. Democrats are ambivalent.

A majority of Americans oppose the NSA surveillance programs revealed last week. But the poll found a surprising partisan split

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jun 12, 2013

How Congress unknowingly legalized PRISM in 2007

They didn't know it at the time, but members of Congress who supported the Bush Administration's surveillance legislation in 2007 and 2008 were voting to approve PRISM.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jun 7, 2013

George W. Bush wasn’t dumb, but he was still a bad president

Being smart isn't the same thing as being wise, right or capable.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 24, 2013

George W. Bush’s presidency, in 24 charts

The 43rd president is back in the news as his library is set to open. Let's look back at his record -- in charts, of course.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 24, 2013

Mitt Romney’s George W. Bush problem

At Tuesday's debate, Mitt Romney had an opportunity to distance himself from George W. Bush once and for all. He didn't. In fact, he showed how close his policies are to Bush's 2000 platform.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 19, 2012