Unmanaging the Unmanageable

Jennifer Rubin has a piece over at WaPo about the commander-in-chief’s meltdown in the polls. It begins:

President Obama’s petulant news conference in Turkey insisting there is no need to shift our strategy for fighting the Islamic State might have been the low point in his presidency. But that does not mean he’s hit rock bottom.

Yeah, well, until he hits bottom, he’s not going to realize that he’s powerless over the world situation and that our lives have become unmanageable.

Read the whole thing.

The President on Gun Control

Barack Obama has been talking up the idea of more “common sense” gun control. I remember that he said he did want to take away anyone’s guns when he ran for President in 2008.

He also said “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. If you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep your plan. Period.”

Jimmy Carter and the Good Old Days

Over at PJ Media Tyler O’Neil has a post called Is Obama as Bad as Carter? No, He’s Worse. Jimmy Carter’s presidency is viewed most as a failure, but, to his credit, Carter did try to change course on some policies that were obvious losers.

Rather than altering his policies for the good of the people, Obama persists, aiming to enshrine his agenda in law, with or without the Constitution. Compared to the rule of such an ideologue, the Carter days may be good indeed.

Read the whole thing.

Back in 2008, there were some of us who viewed Barack Obama as Carter Mk2 as a best case scenario. We told you so.