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The Perils of President “Present”

Truckman Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 1:59 PM
Voter Fraud,FREE STUFF. A LEADER Doesn't need to steal elections with illegal acts and doesn't buy his Election from the voters by promising freebies the People can't afford to give.

When the history of the 2012 fiscal cliff debate is written, conspicuously absent will be any mention of robust presidential leadership to avert the impending financial crisis. Whatever the president believes was the basis for his reelection, surely he cannot think he was given another term to simply be, as he has been, a mere observer of national crises.

Observers can be important, in elections for instance. They monitor to ensure the process is fair and proceeds according to established standards. But they have no responsibility for taking an active role to determine the outcome of the election. Similarly, football...