Rather than add another piece to the kite-tail of comments meandering underneath justxploring's blog on racism, I'll add a special place for men I consider special.
Best prez of the US during the 20th Century?
Theodore Roosevelt, Mr. Bullmoose.
Jimmie Carter, or Gerald Ford.
Maybe Ronald Reagan.
The one now and his dad
The one that was between the two
hmmm who'd I leave out?
The main things the best had in common was honesty and clearly good intentions. They made mistakes same as the others, but they had the wisdom to appreciate the fact they could do so. They lacked the arrogance of absolute power.