An exhaustive survey of the Presidents of the United States and everything they did wrong while in office.

An exhaustive survey of the Presidents of the United States and everything they did wrong while in office.

Everything Wrong with the Presidents
Apr 27, 2020

Everything Wrong with the Hayes Administration

by Gregory Dehler
Everything Wrong with the Hayes Administration

Rutherford B. Hayes will forever be remembered as the president who ended Reconstruction. In the process he abandoned the Civil War Republican Party’s commitment to equal rights for the former slaves and doomed them to a century of discrimination and segregation. 

Everything Wrong with the Presidents
Jan 9, 2020

Everything Wrong with the Madison Administration

by Kevin Gutzman

Madison gave no sign in his pre-presidential career that he would flourish in the chief magistracy, and he lived up to expectations.

Everything Wrong with the Presidents
Nov 12, 2019

Everything Wrong with the Lincoln Administration

by Phil Magness
Everything Wrong with the Lincoln Administration

Lincoln’s navigation of the secession crisis and ensuing Civil War can legitimately be described as unprepared at best, and at moments susceptible to severe strategic missteps. 

Everything Wrong with the Presidents
Sep 6, 2019

Everything Wrong with the Cleveland Administration

by Stephen Davies

Grover Cleveland was undoubtedly the most classical liberal President the United States has ever had, but even he still committed many blunders. 

Everything Wrong with the Presidents
Aug 27, 2019

Everything Wrong with the George H.W. Bush Administration

by Gene Healy

Hailed at his passing as “the most successful one-term president in the nation’s history,” George H.W. Bush has a far better claim to being the most destructive.