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This is somewhat based on the 270Soft President Infinity Ratings for candidates, but I'm changing them up a bit. 

Terms and definitions: 

Leadership - Leads and influences a group of people in a cohesive manner. Has the traits of a leader, included being civic-minded, visionary, inspiring, take responsibility, dependable, show courage, decisive, unselfish, team player, etc. 

Integrity - Honest to the voters, the people, to his or her own family. Has lived an upstanding life. Promotes and inspired other to be the best people they can be. Empathetic, generous, humanistic, and goodwill-oriented to all people, of all countries, of all faiths, of all backgrounds. Reliable. Etc.

Political Expertise - Like experience but more specifically the skill at dealing with DC politicians, politicos, etc. to get things done. 

Issue Knowledge - Complete understand of the past, present, future of issues that face America. Can speak in complete depth on these issues. Has excellent recall on facts, figures, ideas. Can come up with their own ideas. 

Public Presence - This takes place of charisma and debate. It combines oratory, physical appearance, humor, likability, charisma, cult appeal, etc. 

Here's my preliminary ranking. I'll probably adjust it as I made it in only like 30 minutes: 

  Total Leadership Integrity Pol. Expertise Issues Presence
Lincoln 38 10 8 5 7 8
T Roosevelt 38 8 7 6 7 10
Jefferson 38 7 6 9 10 6
Clay 38 9 5 10 8 6
FD Roosevelt 37 10 4 6 7 10
Jackson 36 9 4 7 7 9
Reagan 35 8 5 6 6 10
Washington 34 6 9 5 6 8
Blaine 34 8 4 7 7 8
LB Johnson 33 6 4 9 8 6
Bryan 33 7 7 4 6 9
Madison 32 4 6 9 9 4
Wilson 32 8 4 6 7 7
Carter 32 4 10 4 8 6
JQ Adams 32 4 9 5 10 4
Douglas 32 6 5 7 8 6
Biden 31 6 6 7 6 6
Hoover 30 4 7 7 8 4
Monroe 30 4 6 7 7 6
Obama 30 6 6 4 6 8
McKinley 29 5 5 7 6 6
Van Buren 29 6 4 8 6 5
B Clinton 29 6 3 6 7 7
Cleveland 29 5 8 5 6 5
Truman 29 6 6 6 6 5
King 29 4 7 6 7 5
McCain 29 6 5 7 6 5
Dole 29 6 5 7 7 4
Hughes 29 6 6 6 6 5
Tilden 29 6 7 5 7 4
Eisenhower 28 6 7 4 5 6
Coolidge 28 4 9 5 6 4
Taft 28 4 9 5 6 4
Garfield 28 4 8 5 6 5
Kennedy 28 5 4 4 6 9
J Adams 28 4 6 5 9 4
Stevenson 28 6 6 5 7 4
Humphrey 28 5 5 7 7 4
Nixon 27 5 2 8 7 5
WH Harrison 27 5 6 5 5 6
GHW Bush 27 5 5 6 6 5
McGovern 27 4 6 6 7 4
Seymour 27 5 6 5 6 5
Dewey 27 6 6 5 6 4
D Clinton 27 5 5 5 6 6
Gore 27 5 5 6 7 4
Polk 26 5 4 6 6 5
Mondale 26 4 6 6 6 4
Kerry 26 5 5 6 6 4
Ford 26 5 5 6 6 4
Cass 26 5 5 6 6 4
Romney 26 5 5 5 6 5
GW Bush 25 5 4 5 5 6
Hayes 25 3 6 5 6 5
Goldwater 25 5 5 5 6 4
Landon 25 4 7 5 5 4
Smith 25 5 4 5 6 5
Dukakis 25 5 5 5 6 4
Grant 24 6 5 3 4 6
Pierce 24 4 4 5 5 6
Cox 24 5 5 5 5 4
Buchanan 23 3 3 7 6 4
B Harrison 23 4 5 5 6 3
H Clinton 23 4 4 6 6 3
Wilkie 22 5 5 2 4 6
Davis 22 3 5 5 5 4
Harding 21 3 3 5 4 6
Scott 21 5 5 3 3 5
Fremont 21 3 5 3 3 7
Parker 20 2 7 4 4 3
Hancock 20 4 6 2 2 6
Taylor 19 3 7 2 2 5
Trump 19 5 2 2 3 7
McClellan 19 3 4 2 3 7
CC Pinckney 19 4 5 3 3 4
Greeley 16 3 5 2 3 3

 

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Pointless to debate arbitrary ratings of course, but you're doing my boy W dirty again.  ;c)  

The man had integrity in spades.  He was sometimes wrong about things, but that was due to a poor rating on the "Issues", not "integrity." 

If he said he was going to do something, he did it.  I'm not aware of any action he took during his presidency for personal gain -- it was all because he sincerely believed that it was for the best of the country.  You can say he was wrong about that, and that's fine, but that has nothing to do with integrity.

Outstanding leadership too, for that matter.

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39 minutes ago, Patine said:

As I've said before, he's not, "doing your W dirty again," Bush is dirty. The (Un)Patriot Act, the Iraq War and it's flimsy, contrived, lie of a casus belli, torture and other criminal atrocities in Guantanamo Bay, and other shit are NOT a sign of, "integrity," in a leader. Quite the opposite. But you seem to be just as worshipful of Bush, and incapable of seeing his glaring flaws, lies, crimes, and betrayals, as a radical Trumpist is of Trump.

Show me where he gained from any of that, and you’ll convince me.

But as far as I can tell, he spends his days painting portraits of the men who were injured under his watch, and donating the profits, as penance.

He is not the evil mastermind you pretend that he is, just because he disagrees with you.

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2 hours ago, Patine said:

His own personal profits are not the only possible factor at play. It seems obvious there many very evil, wicked, and manipulative individuals (like Count Richard of Cheney, a cadet house of Dracul and Bathory, the Dark Lord of the Sith, for instance) and organizations (like Haliburton, which Cheney was a shareholder in, the CIA, the world's largest, most prolific, and most well-funded terrorist organization - how ironic for a, "War on Terror," - that his Daddy had lead once, and the ominous shadow on U.S. politics that is the Theocratic Absolute Monarchy that does share, and is opposed to, Western values and ideals, of Saudi Arabia), that had highly undue influence and sway on his Administration, and it seemed he capitulated to a lot of their evil, and such passive support is also a form of a lack of integrity. In many Governments in history, around the world, the one holding the title or office of apex power is not always the one running the show, de facto. I, more and more, believe this may very well be case with the George W. Bush Administration.

Even if we assume that you are correct...how is this a reflection of George W Bush's integrity?  If he was truly a puppet, not knowing the manner in which he was being manipulated, how is that HIS crime?

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