Ronald Reagan is really the only successful president of the last 48 years.
Kennedy was assassinated.
Johnson had Vietnam.
Ford was never elected, served only 2 years and couldn't get re-elected.
Carter was likely the worst president of all time.
Bush 1 saw his popularity go down faster than any president ever from 1991 to 1992 and lost re-election.
Clinton was impeached and will forever be tarnished with Monica.
Bush 2 has Iraq.