Talk:George W. Bush

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lede edit made on 4 March[edit]

[1] removed material which had been in the lead for a very long period of time which balanced his recent increase in favourability with the "scholar" poll that he was a horrid president. NPOV pretty much requires that we balance things in BLPs and I see no reason given for that removal at all.

Bush Finally Speaks to the Ultimate Wartime Sacrifice[edit]

"Bush actually played his last round of golf on October 13, 2003. This means that the reason he gave for quitting after the August 2003 U.N. bombing is dubious at best."Xb2u7Zjzc32 (talk) 03:34, 10 July 2014 (UTC)
Close enough. "At this point, what does it matter?" -- Charles Edwin Shipp (talk) 23:48, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 16 July 2014[edit]

In the part that says he served in the national guard that should be changed because 1 when he ran against John Kerry,Mr Kerry had called George W Bush out on the fact that he didnt serve in Vietnam and that Kerry had,2 George himself admited that he did not serve in the vietnam war after Kerry had said that. DallasPotter97 (talk) 16:41, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

He did not serve in Vietnam. He did serve in the National Guard, just not in Vietnam. What needs to be changed? --OuroborosCobra (talk) 17:48, 16 July 2014 (UTC)
Red question icon with gradient background.svg Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. Also, consider citing a reliable source for verification purpose. Anupmehra -Let's talk! 20:00, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

NPOv[edit]

"while a 2013 History News Network poll of 64 historians showed that 35 of them — over half — rated his presidency as a failure"

This sentence was, I think, written with the intention of being subtly POV. What I mean is, the "over half" part is not necessary. Everyone with a working brain can see that 35 is more than 50 % of 64. The only possible reason for inserting those two words can be to emphasise that over half of the people asked thought he failed ("LOOK, MORE THAN HALF OF THEM! LOOK! FAAAAIL") - it serves no other purpose, and looks non-neutral. I hope I managed to explain what I mean, it might look like nitpicking, but I think it's really there.213.220.203.77 (talk) 13:52, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

I agree and I've removed that part.  NQ  talk 14:04, 17 August 2014 (UTC)