Day: February 27, 2010

Accomplishments of the Summit

Carol Platt Liebau at hits the target with this observation from the recently concluded Healthcare Summit: The President did plenty to diminish himself.  First, there was his lack of grace– announcing,”I’m the President!,” his testy reminder to John McCain about who won the election (reminiscent of his “I won” triumphalism immediately after inauguration), most notably — and his penchant for scolding everyone was on display.  Can anyone even imagine the really great presidents behaving this way?  Can you imagine Ronald Reagan, or FDR (or… Read more »