Bush Scandals List

37. Loss of US prestige

Loss of US reputation internationally after massive post-911 world support. Here are some percentage US approval ratings pre-Bush and near the end of his term.

Pew Global Attitudes Proj. 1999/2000 Mid-2008 Change
Great Britain 83 53 -30
France 62 42 -20
Germany 78 31 -47
Canada 71 -  
Mexico 68 47 -21
Egypt - 22  
Pakistan 23 19 -4
Indonesia 75 37 -38
Turkey 52 12 -40
Japan 77 50 -27
India - 66  
China - 41  

 

The 2008 numbers are after the bursting of the housing bubble in August 2007 but before the September 2008 financial meltdown.

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