Our “CEO President” and the economic record

George W. Bush liked to call himself a “CEO President”—though even that conceit has passed away now—so let’s look at the record of the performance of our economy to see what his results look like.

Here is the Dow Jones Industrial Average from the first business day after Inauguration Day in 2001 through today.

George W. Bush's economic stewardship in a nutshell

You can check this yourself here. Unfortunately, we are not done, yet.

By the time Bush leaves office, his team of cronies and their lax approach to regulation will have managed to do worse damage to the economy than the 9/11 terrorists—who were trying.