Should LBJ Top Worst Modern President List?

The difficulty of assessing what makes a bad presidency. 
Photographer: Yoichi Okamoto. Source: LBJ Library & Museum via Bloomberg News

Damon Linker picks up an argument today that the the New York Times started on Sunday with a front-page article reappraising President Lyndon B. Johnson 's legacy. When it comes to bad modern presidents, Linker writes, LBJ "comes in first, winning the contest of awfulness over George W. Bush by a hair."

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