Barack Obama in his quest for the presidency and then again in his re-election followed very closely the playbook that had been originally designed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
After his first election FDR refused to cooperate with the then lame-duck President, Herbert Hoover and took the position that regardless what happened to the country, and it continued to decline, it was Hoover’s responsibility until the swearing-in ceremony, therefore, it was always blame Hoover (Bush), blame Hoover (Bush), blame Hoover (Bush) yet the majority of actions proposed by FDR were those also proposed by Herbert Hoover.
The election and re-election saw blame being cast first on the Republican Party and then on the so called rich. The idea was to isolate the fewest number of wealthy voters from the rest of the so called John Q. Public to establish an us against them voter mentality and create the typical class warfare. Public works, social security, and other governmental giveaways were designed to get
When the domestic programs fell flat and the depression continued to lengthen and deepen
President Obama, in following the FDR playbook, has used sanctions with countries like
What Mr. Obama should realize is that
President Obama, the FDR playbook may be easy to follow but the final outcome could very well be exactly the same. BEWARE