Bush's departure from the news cycle has been so abrupt that you get the impression that were you to mention his name to Katie, Brian, or Wolf, all you'd get would be a puzzled look and a "Bush? How do you spell that?"
Would that the rest of us could forget so quickly. While we are now looking forward to changes with the Obama administration, we're currently living with the world W wrought. For the last eight years, conservatives weren't just digging a hole, they pulled out a squadron of excavators that have put craters all over the national map.
A lot of the numbers are familiar, but with the departure of the economic mangler in chief, it's worth a quick review just to get a look at the scope of the task ahead.