WASHINGTON â€” George W. Bush, despite all his recent bravado about being an apostle of small government and budget-slashing, is the biggest spending president since Lyndon B. Johnson. In fact, he’s arguably an even bigger spender than LBJ.
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Bush is well on the way to pulling a Clinton: Enter office with control of both houses of congress and the White House, leave office having lost all three. George Bush and Karl Rove: Political geniuses.