In all honesty though, George Washington (and his Cabinet) are often considered the best of America's presidencies...and the key difference between him and his successors is that Washington didn't really want to be president...
Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely. Never employ those who seek power but those who do not wish it yet can handle the responsibility.
On a side-note,
The world is run by puppets on strings, nothing is what it seems, shadows behind every corner, there is no escape, those who resist will be eliminated, those who know the truth will be silenced.
The world is run by puppets on strings, the shadows who move them are in plain sight, but all do not see
People often do not heed warnings, instead disregard them as ravings of a mad-man. Seems pointless to speak year after year, yet still hope lingers.