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Being President's Just Too Tough for Him

socalcon Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 1:32 AM
As Slick Willie would say: It's not that Obama couldn't do it, *no* President could do it!
annfan_777 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 6:17 AM
Bush was somehow expected to stop 9-11 before it happened and fix everything wrong with America within a few months of being elected. Obama, however, needs "four more years".


Looking down this blog, one sees a catalog of excuses the left has made for Obama today -- Greg notes Toure has attributed Obama's performane to his race; Kate points out that Al Gore has blamed it on the altitude.

But perhaps the most creative rationalization goes to the Atlantic's Garance Franke-Ruta, who argues that Obama isn't the same ebullient, charismatic guy he once was . . . because the job is just weighing too heavily on him.

If there's something that seems shut down in our once ebulliently optimistic president, it most likely...