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The world still prefers Obama to Bush. Here's the chart that proves it

Obama's approval ratings have suffered at home. And between NSA spying and drone warfare, the US president has taken a hit globally. But the world stills prefers him to Bush.

John Boehner may have no confidence in US President Barack Obama's ability to lead, but that's not the case in the rest of the world.

The global public has a relatively high amount of confidence in Obama's leadership, especially when compared to his predecessor, George W. Bush. Using data from the Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project, which measures public opinion in various countries, we created this chart to show the contrast:

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/140712/chart-obama-bush-confidence-popularity-approval-rating-global