Originally Posted by schoy
I don't get why people are comparing Obama to Bush. The choice that Americans had was never Obama vs Bush, but Obama vs. McCain (or some other person you voted for instead). I wish the Obama supporters would stop defending their President by saying "well our President was better than the last one ..." -- it seems to me that the argument is completely irrelevant.
Good point, but comparisons are inevitable. Especially when both sides use the other as illustrative examples of why they are better or worse.