Tuesday, June 7, 2011
IDIOTS: Op-Ed- Why do Americans Continue to Give Obama a Pass?
Why do Americans continue to give President Obama a free pass? Despite pitiful job creation, a lurching and disappointing recovery, recurring confrontations with Israel, paralysis on immigration, despair over Afghanistan, a worsening fiscal outlook, an expensive stalemate in Libya, a dysfunctional relationship with Congress (including his own party) and a world view that is patently at odds with mainstream Americans - Obama continues to enjoy positive approval ratings. As of last week, according to Gallup, more than half of American voters thinks the president is doing a good job.
By what measure? Because he pushed through a still-unpopular health care initiative that spends money we don't have and that manifestly did not cure our out-of-control healthcare outlays? Because he speaks well? Because he's tall? READ MORE...