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Last Recourse of Failed Presidents

pismobreak Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 11:19 AM
Pat says, "How does Obama unite and lead the country should he win?" The answer is, it doesn't matter to Obama. He is not interested in uniting and building consensus. He is interested only in advancing his socialist/statist agenda and amassing power in continued, brazen defiance of the Constitution. His use of executive orders to override and disembowel congressional legislation proves his comtempt for our governing document. Its all about fundamental change. He didn't lie about it, he didn't spend a lot of time hiding it . . . the electorate simply ignored it. Lord help us.

Both the 20th and 21st centuries have seen failed presidencies.

William Howard Taft lost in 1912, though he might have retained office had not his old friend and former leader Theodore Roosevelt run as a third party Bull Moose candidate and won more votes than Taft.

Herbert Hoover failed through no fault of his own. The Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression were beyond his control, and every remedy he tried failed adequately to work.

Had the popular Cal Coolidge sought a second full term in 1928 instead of declaring, "I do not choose to run,"...