Rate your top 3 and bottom 3 U.S. presidents in the last 50 years. Here are the 10 elligable contendors: Eisnhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush I, Clinton, Bush II. Here's mine: Best: 1. Kennedy. Pros, handling the Cuban Missle Crisis, reluctantly began civil rights protections. Cons, Bay of Pigs, begining of Vietman. 2. Clinton Pros, moderate democrat, tax increase on upper income and cuts to social programs resulted in balanced budget, Cons, lied under oath, no excuses on this one, even though I smash rep. congress on this witch hunt also 3. Reagan. Pros, cutting taxes did stimulate economy, Cons, Savings and Loan crisis, Iran Conta Worst. 3. Carter: Ineffectual leader period. 2. Bush II: has run up billions in debt while cutting taxes on wealthiest americans, unnecassary war costing american lives and capitol, should be worst in all of history, except for Nixon. 1. Nixon Watergate, period.