Column: Bush started as uniter, ended up divider - Article Photos 1/1

FILE - In this October, 2006 file photo, President Bush speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006. When he took office in January 2001, half of the country viewed him in a positive light while 30 percent had negative views in an NBC survey. By the time he left Washington eight years later, the network's poll showed that 31 percent had favorable opinions of him and 58 percent had unfavorable. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)