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Is Our President (Figuratively) Fiddling While Rome Burns?

SonofaVet Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 3:30 PM
He said "I will not rest until I fix [fill in the blank]" so he can't find time to fiddle around or play a few rounds or brew up another batch of beer or eat some dog...
Yesterday's post discussed all the clues in Jodi Kantor's New York Times piece that suggest the President is a bit of a jerk.

It's worth looking at the same piece again, however, to highlight another troubling facet of it: The focus President Obama has placed on mastering trivial, unimportant hobbies while doing little to address the real problems America confronts.

Kantor's piece reveals that "For someone dealing with the world's weightiest problems, Mr. Obama spends surprising energy perfecting even less consequential pursuits."...