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Making The Argument That James Buchanan Was The Worst President Ever

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From football and basketball rankings to who was the worst or best in any particular category, many of us love to rate things. 

In his new book, Worst. President. Ever.: James Buchanan, the POTUS Rating Game, and the Legacy of the Least of the Lesser PresidentsRobert Strauss takes a look at our national political pastime of rating presidents and  flips the great presidential biography on its head.

 

Robert Strauss recently talked with us about the presidential rating game and why our nation’s 15th president, James Buchanan, tops his list as the worst.