As far as graft and corruption within an administration are concerned, the Grant and Harding administrations make the Nixon administration look like choir boys. As for effective leadership, your Carter argument is pretty strong. James Buchanon and Andrew Johnson aren't that far behind.
Sorry to stray, couldn't help myself.
Uncle, you're looking good in your ravello LHS, as usual!
in the carter years-do you know what the prime rate was?