In the '60s a battle cry of anti-war (and anti-Lyndon Johnson) college students was "Lead, follow or get out of the way;" a concept that morphed into lyrics for Bob Dylan's anthem, "The Times They are A-Changin.'"
“Come Congressmen, Senators
Please heed the call.
Don't stand in the doorway
Don't block up the hall…”
President Obama has tried his version of leading - which has been mostly attempting to bully Congressional Republicans into submission. It hasn't worked.
For about five minutes after his reelection we were told he was going to spend the next two years helping Democrats regain the...