Bush’s farewell speech: A sad ending to a sad chapter George W. Bush’s strengths and limitations as a speaker—and leader—claim the spotlight one last time. By Ragan StaffJan. 16, 2009 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.