Warren G. Harding was corrupt, as was Richard M. Nixon. Bill Clinton and John F. Kennedy were like blind golfers, looking for a hole, any hole, every hole. Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt were power-mad narcissists convinced they knew best how everyone else should live. Jimmy Carter was clueless. But as we approach the 100-year anniversary of the first of these men to serve as president, all have been lapped in debasing their office by its current occupant: Barack Obama.
It is understandable President Obama would not want to run on his record. Who would? â€œGive me four more years so I can make up for the first fourâ€ is not the stuff of campaign slogan greatness.
But even that wouldnâ€™t work because, as he told CBS News this week, â€œThe mistake of my first term - couple of years - was thinking this job was just about getting the policy right. And that's important. But the nature of this office is also to tell a story to the American people that gives them a sense of unity and purpose and optimism, especially during tough times.â€ In other words, his only flaw is heâ€™s too damn close to perfect.
Itâ€™s like someone bragging about being the most humble person on the planet.
The president of the United States thinks he needs to tell us stories to give us â€œa sense of unity, purpose and optimismâ€¦â€
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