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7 Questions That Will Determine the Success or Failure Of Barack Obama's Second Term

CardSenseJimmyBond Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 1:18 PM
What is their bench? Certainly not Anferny Snausage (resigned when he realized the attractive young ladies of America weren't the slightest bit interested in his wiener), or David Can You Wu-Wu_Wu (pedophilia turned out not to be career enhancing.) Guess that leaves them with Debbie Washerwoman-Schlutz and Governor Semi-homemade (who couldn't be expected to battle a hurricane with the same name as the First Mistress...)

When British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan was asked what might knock his administration off course, he famously responded, "Events, dear boy, events." There's a lot of truth to that. At any point in time, an unexpected event can throw the political world into turmoil. However, more often than not, it's not the blindside hit that gets you so much as the freight train you've seen coming for miles.

When Barack Obama came into office, he had a number of serious challenges to deal with and not only has he effectively addressed very few of them, many of them have worsened...