JJV left a few cherries on the tree when he wrote this. Rapid-fire Union Debate Club polemics are not my forte, but off the top of my head I would counter the image of GWB marching from triumph to triumph with, in no particular order:
Gigantic tax giveaways to the rich; the politicization or intended politicization of the entire federal government; the abandonment of the Democratic-voting areas of the Gulf Coast struck by Katrina (you think they wouldn't have rebuilt Miami like that - damn, never could snap my fingers); the military/moral/financial/political/diplomatic/whatever-else-I-left-out disaster that is Iraq (whose body count, by the way, is NOT static); the trashing of civil liberties and the Constitutional separation of powers; the consistent display of and aggressive pride in governing through fear, ignorance and dogma. That will do for now.
Also, the president I was thinking of was Warren Harding, although Buchanan is a close second.