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The Presidential Blame-Game

grannylake Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:40 AM
I am sure that Obama truly believes that nothing is ever his fault because nothing is ever his idea in the first place. Obama isn't running the country. The people running Obama are runing the country. When the idea is good, he is allowed to take the credit but when the idea is bad, he is directed to point his bony fingers at everyone and everything away from himself.

Editor’s note: A longer version of this article first appeared at American Spectator.

February is the month of presidents. It includes Washington’s birthday, Lincoln’s birthday, Ronald Reagan’s birthday, and, of course, Presidents Day. Given that I teach and write about presidents, this time of year always prompts me to strange musings. This year is no exception, as I’m thinking about six particular presidents: Barack Obama, George W. Bush, FDR, Herbert Hoover, Bill Clinton, and Harry Truman. How could I possibly connect...