I think we agree, the past is over.
Our enemies are innovative and resourceful - and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people - and neither do we.
Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?
Yes, those are all actual quotes by George W Bush, so perhaps it should come as no surprise that he's just come bottom of a list of intelligent politicians.
Members of the public were asked if the most talked out public figures on YouGov.com were above, below or of average intelligence.
Among those scoring best were Barack Obama, Margaret Thatcher and (somehow) Boris Johnson. Scoring worst alongside "Dubya" were Republican candidate Donald Trump, Ukip leader Nigel Farage and health secretary Jeremy Hunt - who was perceived to be the least intelligent British public figure.
Here's the list in full with "perceived intelligence score":