You posted: "Blame Bush. Really. He's had almost four years. How much longer are we supposed to give him before you would admit that what he is doing is not working? 2014? 2016?"
The answer to your question is NEVER.
Because have you EVER known a hard-core liberal who has EVER taken responsibility for the bad consequences of his/her OWN behaviour/actions?
They're as scarce as hen's teeth.