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Do you miss George W. Bush yet? Gallup says many Americans do (poll)

06/11/2013 5:53 PM

06/11/2013 6:30 PM

A new Gallup Poll out Tuesday

suggests that Americans are starting to miss ol’ George W. Bush.

For the first time in eight years, more Americans have a favorable view of him than an unfavorable view.

The breakdown: 49 percent have a positive opinion of the two-term Republican president compared with 46 percent who feel otherwise.

Things have turned around for Bush since he left office in 2009. Then, he carried a positive rating of 40 percent and an unfavorable rating of 59 percent.

History shows, though, that attitudes toward former presidents generally improve the longer they are out of office.

What do you think? Do you miss George W. Bush? Participate in our poll and leave your comments below.

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