In response to:

The Worst President Ever

Tacitus X Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 6:30 AM
First, Obama wasn't President. Second, these were not "market barriers," they were legal barriers. Third, disastrous policies and actions by government sponsored "enterprises" Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Federal Reserve, and the Justice Department are quite the opposite of "deregulation."

While Obama remains a great curiosity outside of the U.S., it’s largely his American-ness that draws the crowds, rather than some innate ability of his own.

A man comes from low beginnings and ascends to the White House.

That tale quintessentially remains the American strive-and-succeed story since Washington was first born poor and lowly in a kind-of log cabin.

While Washington is represented as a rich, privileged, white guy, the success Washington enjoyed and the wealth he built -- yes, built -- he earned by working hard on the dangerous and brutal, American frontier, going places often were...