The last decade is by no doubt the Bush decade since he held office for 4/5 of it, so the fact that we had zero net job creating during the decade should really stick to his legacy. To put it in visual terms, check out this graph:
You can only blame 9/11 for so much of it. We did see an economic turn around after the attacks, but those were quickly erased by the lack of attention the Bush administration gave to Wall Street’s fraudulent activities, which resulted in the most job loses in decades. Way to go Bush!