Choosing a Presidential Candidate
WHERE HAS COMMON SENSE GONE? No. 22, Thomas Paine – August 2011, The definition you prefer depends on your view of President Obama’s job performance.
If you support his policies (however poorly defined) you will likely view him as hapless, never able to get a break or experience any good luck. If you do not support his policies you will likely view his tenure in the Oval Office as one of helplessness in which he is seemingly unable to transform rhetoric into an executable action plan that has any merit. No matter which definition you choose, the presidency of Obama provides an opportunity for some insightful review of how we, as a nation, qualify candidates and then elect one of them as our president. Continue reading →