It used to be our former Presidents, regardless of party, rallied behind the current President in a crisis. Their support for the current President would be reported as an instance "of the country coming together in this time of crisis."
But former President Jimmy Carter isn't like other former Presidents. He denigrates America at every opportunity. He regularly pays tribute to the terrorist monster Arafat as he did recently when he laid a wreath at his tomb.
Today Reuters reports: "Ex-president Carter slams Bush on market crisis"
Former President Jimmy Carter said on Friday the "atrocious economic policies" of the Bush administration had caused the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.The rest of Reuters' story's here.
Carter told reporters on a stopover in Brussels that "profligate spending," massive borrowing and dramatic tax cuts since President George W. Bush took office in 2001 were behind the market turmoil and economic crisis. ...
I've always thought Carter was a petty, mean guy always looking out for himself first.
I think that helps explain why he was such a lousy President.
Is anyone surprised Carter's response to the current crisis was to blame President Bush?
Hat tip: Drudge Report