No, not saint, and not even compared to those who came after (current resident excepted). He contributed to the suffering of a lot of people in Central and South America, especially during his CIA days. He contributed to the conditions that led to the first Gulf War (and ultimately al Qaida). He did good, too, especially in his handling of the collapse of the Soviet Union. His record is mixed – as are those of most presidents. Only one — 45 — is almost exclusively disastrous to our country.