Top 10 Stupidest U.S. Presidents

The Top Ten
1 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Donald J. Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968... read more

I'm not surprised that this mentally ill, poor excuse for a human being is doing so poorly as president. He is our first president with significant mental health challenges. He does and says things that only an idiot might say and is proud, filled with a self-indulgent fake superiority and intelligence as only he can explain.

He brags about "tapes" and impedes both constitutional and unconstitutional laws, just as other famous past presidents (Richard Nixon) have done, and met their Watergate. He hasn't even learned that he might just be a "Crook" as well as an "Idiot". He should stop before he causes harm to himself or others by mistake. He might as well make himself the head of his own investigation.

2 George W. Bush George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who was born in July 6, 1946. He served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. He is the eldest son of Barbara and George H. W.

He destabilized the Middle East when he took out Saddam Hussein. His cronies said the war wouldn't cost the U.S. much, that oil dollars would pay for it, and we would be treated as liberators. Where did they get their intelligence from?

He sent our country into the most severe recession since the Great Depression.

Tax breaks for the rich in a time of war were a bit too much for our economy to handle.

He is a joke and an embarrassment. Shame on people who voted this puppet president into office twice.

3 Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was the first African-American president of the United States... read more

Now the USA is making decisions we can't. What we should do is team up with Ukraine and help them with their fight with Russia. Well, the fight hasn't started yet, but it will after that plane crash. Obama is too scared to make that decision.

What he wants to do is make the Marine Corps into the Navy, which, by the way, is not his decision, and to think about it, he is taking high-ranked Marines and making them lower ranks. So, all our military leaders should make the decision to abandon Obama and make their own decisions.

4 Herbert Hoover Herbert Clark Hoover was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.

Honestly, I pity Hoover. I'm not a Republican, but I think he was not half as bad a president as people make him out to be. He did not cause the depression.

Indeed, I have to say, his politics were misguided, as non-intervention cannot solve a huge crisis, nor can it solve any crisis. So not too smooth to do that. But saying he caused the depression is excessive. Definitely not the worst president.

A businessman who was president during the Depression. Oh wow, the next businessman to be president, and there's a global depression. I'm sure it's a coincidence.

5 Warren G. Harding Warren Gamaliel Harding was the 29th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923.

He gave government jobs to his crooked friends. He only won because he was good looking.

6 Richard Nixon Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States from 1969 until his resignation in 1974, the only president to resign from office. He had previously served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961, and prior to that as a U.S. Representative and also Senator... read more

It is highly probable that Richard Nixon manipulated the 13th Amendment of the Constitution in order to incarcerate black people. He would have been responsible for the crack epidemic in ghettos during his terms of office. And even if this is no more than a concluded conspiracy, what does it tell you about his character? He was also involved in the infamous Watergate scandal, so I certainly wouldn't put it past him.

A real American sell-out. A man of few inspirational words and fewer scruples!

7 James Buchanan James Buchanan, Jr. was the 15th President of the United States, serving immediately prior to the American Civil War.

Really? How can Harry Truman be considered stupid when he saved one of the top 20 richest countries in the world as our ally? Buchanan said that we need to calm down the South when the North was still angered!

Here is a thought: send troops to the Southern US.

His arrogance caused the Civil War.

8 Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.
9 Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader until his death in 2004

I saw what happened when his "trickle down" economics trickled nowhere. I saw the cuts he made to mental health, and the streets of San Diego were flooded with people talking to themselves and shouting unintelligible things. How ironic that he himself became afflicted with Alzheimer's, and maybe that was his problem while in office.

Garbage who started the ruin of our country. Trees cause pollution and kids should eat ketchup as a vegetable. He lived way past any use he had for humans.

This president attacked every right of all Americans and did things contrary to the Constitution of the United States.

10 Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of the assassination of [Abraham Lincoln].

He was a drunk. He didn't learn to read and write until he was married!

The Contenders
11 George H. W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 - November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States under Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1989.

Cheney did NOT pull the strings for Bush 41. Bush was directly in charge of how to deal with the Soviet Union as it was collapsing.

If nothing else, he was the father of one of the most stupid presidents to ever breathe.

He really was never President. He was only a puppet with Cheney pulling the strings.

12 Jimmy Carter James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center.

Jimmy Carter was about as interesting as watching rust grow. He also got a number of men killed in a failed attempt to rescue the hostages in Iran, who were taken because he was such a noodle. He gave the Panama Canal back so some other power could walk in and control it.

Called the energy crisis the "Moral Equivalent Of War," the acronym for which is "MEOW," the sound a cat makes. Botched the rescue operation in Iran for lack of a single helicopter when the U.S. military had 5,000 in its inventory at the time.

He let us down with the Iran scandal. How dare any nation hold 52 of our people hostage? We should have bombed them to hell and back in 52 different cities.

13 Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was an American statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837 . He was born near the end of the colonial era, somewhere near the then-unmarked border between North and South Carolina, into a recently immigrated Scots-Irish farming family of relatively... read more

Why is he on our money?! He literally committed mass genocide.

He had no education and couldn't even spell his name.

His name should have been Andrew Jackass.

14 Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton (Born August 19th 1946) is an American politician who was the 42nd President of the United States. He previously served as governor of Arkansas. He became president after unseating incumbent president George H.W. Bush in 1992. He was re-elected in 1996 after defeating Senator... read more

Wow, what can I say that hasn't already been scribbled on a bathroom stall wall on Epstein Island? Trash. Utter trash. Still can't understand how a man like him could cheat on a woman like Hillary. One would think that they were the perfect godless couple who enjoyed long walks through the decay they leave in their wake, or leisurely vacations in cemeteries where they can embrace the full essence of death.

Slick Willie is simply pathetic. He was more interested in chasing skirts than the welfare of his country. Plus, one of the most unhealthy things a person could do is become a friend of Bill and Hillary. They have an inordinate amount of deceased friends.

15 James Monroe James Monroe was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fifth President of the United States from 1817 to 1825.
16 William Henry Harrison William Henry Harrison was an American statesman who served as the 9th President of the United States from March 4, 1841 until his death on April 4, 1841. The cause of death of William Henry Harrison was pneumonia, after a cold and wet inauguration.

Certainly the dumbest. He didn't take his mother's advice to put on a coat or stay inside by the fire.

All he did was give an hour-long speech in a blizzard without a jacket, then died from a cold.

What? We don't know much about William Harrison's presidency.

17 John Adams John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Adams served as the president of the United States from March 4, 1797 to March 4, 1801. He died on July 4, 1826 at the age of 90.

On the one hand, the attention John Adams received in 1776 was well-deserved. The Boston Massacre was an incredibly important case, and it set arguably the best precedent in legal history: innocent until proven guilty.

But his presidency was so awful that Alexander Hamilton decided that shooting himself - and the entire Federalist party - in the foot was a better decision than allowing Adams's second term. Adams is also responsible for the Alien and Sedition Acts. This created another precedent. Only this one was anti-immigration. It was grossly discriminatory and bred from malignancy.

18 Gerald Ford Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.

The only president who was never voted into office. He pardoned Nixon, which is understandable, especially if you consider the corruption associated with the Clintons and the Obamas. But then he turns around, after we lost 58,479 young Americans in Vietnam, and gave amnesty to those who defected to Canada to avoid having to serve their country.

19 Zachary Taylor Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Before his presidency, Taylor was a career officer in the United States Army, rising to the rank of major general.
20 William Howard Taft William Howard Taft served as the 27th President of the United States and as the tenth Chief Justice of the United States, the only person to have held both offices.

He didn't actually get stuck in a bathtub but he had two other bathtub accidents.

Got stuck in the bathtub. Enough said.

21 James A. Garfield James Abram Garfield was the 20th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881, until his assassination later that year.
22 Joe Biden Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who is the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from... read more

I have seen an inept president. He's worse than Obama. He has no clue about anything he does, can't answer any questions off the top of his head, and makes no sense if he does try.

Bruh, how is he on the bottom? He has a mental disability (can't help that), he literally forgot where his own sidewalk was, he fell down the stairs of his own plane, and he can't get a simple word like "the" out. Trump is smarter than him, and so is Bush.

How is this clown ranked #22? I mean, he's said so many things that make absolutely no sense. I could flood this comment with so many blatant lies and dumb statements he's made. Are you curious? Look up "dumbest things Biden has said."

23 Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, an American politician of the Democratic Party.

Harry S. Truman, in reality, may be the most stupid of the bunch. He, just like Hitler, thought he knew more about war than his generals. He was an artillery officer in WW1, so he may have had some idea, but nothing by comparison to his generals.

In order to prove his idiocy, he fired McArthur during Korea, more over a personality clash than anything else. Yes, the general threatened the Chinese with the bomb, but that was more bluff than anything else. It was also something MacArthur couldn't have done without the government behind him.

24 James K. Polk James Knox Polk was the 11th president of the United States, serving from 1845 to 1849. He previously was Speaker of the House of Representatives and governor of Tennessee.
25 Woodrow Wilson Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. Born in Staunton, Virginia, he spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina.

Wilson was the first president I can think of that began to control what was taught in school. Any time the government gets involved in education, they're going to screw it up. This was probably the beginning of dumbing down America.

Keynesian Economics and Central Banking are signs of low intelligence, as are traditionalist ideologies. He was, to be blunt, a statist.

Sold out the country by signing the Federal Reserve Act. His deathbed regret was, Oh my God, what did I do?

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