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What Is Obama's Biggest Failure?

AlfredRegius Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 9:01 PM
Well, folks, I can see that a good number of you really, really don't like Mr. Obama, but let me tell you why I do. He really has tried to work with the Republicans. For one thing, the health care reform act which he signed into law is what the Heritage Foundation--and Republicans in Congress--proposed in response to Mr. Clinton's health care reform bill in the mid-90's. For a second, he--Mr. Obama--went to Capitol Hill and met with the Republicans and tried to establish common ground. Third, he tried to work out a deficit reduction plan with Mr. Boehner last summer. The list goes on. There are many, many more instances of his having reached out. I deeply appreciate these efforts to build--rather than to burn--bridges.

It's a difficult question to answer for anybody: What is your biggest failure? But for most people, it isn't difficult to be consistent in answering the question. President Obama has been asked what his biggest failure or disappointment has been during his first term three times this year and he's given three different answers.

From 60 Minutes Sunday:

I'm the first one to confess that-- the spirit that I brought to Washington, that I wanted to see instituted, where we weren't constantly-- in-- in a political slugfest but were focused more on problem solving that, you know,...