In 2008, Barack Obama immodestly cited Ronald Reagan as the type of “transformative” president he intended to become. “Ronald Reagan,” he said, “changed the trajectory of America in a way that Richard Nixon did not, that Bill Clinton did not.”
Bold words, but what’s equally notable is that Obama highlighted Nixon as a comparatively futile president. Today, Obama ties Nixon for the lowest public approval at this point in a presidency in Gallup’s recorded history.
In fact, even that comparison doesn’t capture the…
"Thanks to rockets rising over Gaza, jet debris falling onto Ukraine, and children wading across the Rio Grande, Americans barely have had time to focus on Obamacare. Mounting global and domestic chaos, however, cannot mask forever the deep and severe flaws in Obama’s pet program. From insurance cancellations to premium increases to gross ineptness, Obamacare likely will roar back into the news…[more]