Barack Obama’s presidency firsts include becoming the first black president and being the first president native to Hawaii. While in office he has been both innovative and progressive. However, Oxford University history professor Margaret MacMillan postulated Obama may, perhaps, be a man who promised too much.
Need something to do this President’s Day? How about reminding yourself what a conservative champion we had in Ronald Reagan.
Many conservatives point to great modern men and leaders, such as Ronald Reagan, as models we can follow, and I concur with their sentiments. But I think the best leaders lived long ago, during the founding of our republic, away from the limelight and luster of today's politics and Washington drama.
In February we celebrate Presidents Day, a movement from specific detail (Lincoln's birthday, Washington's birthday) to the generic.
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