Day: January 23, 2010

The Obama One-Year Evaluation

What has President Obama accomplished in his first year? A lot of people are conducting analyses at this point. Many are coming to the same conclusion: not much. Conservatives are grateful for this result; liberals/progressives are angry—they expected more. Moderate Democrats [an almost-extinct species] are having second thoughts: His primary goal—universal healthcare—is in shambles. Deservedly so. Another key piece of legislation he sought—cap-and-trade—suffered from one major problem: people aren’t so convinced anymore that global warming is a real threat. It… Read more »