Politics

The world still prefers Obama to Bush. Here's the chart that proves it

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US President Barack Obama (L) and former President George W. Bush talk during a portrait unveiling ceremony in the East Room of the White House on May 31, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI

John Boehner may have no confidence in US President Barack Obama's ability to lead, but that's not the case in the rest of the world.

The global public has a relatively high amount of confidence in Obama's leadership, especially when compared to his predecessor, George W. Bush. Using data from the Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project, which measures public opinion in various countries, we created this chart to show the contrast: