sincere compliment conservatives can offer President Obama is this: he is a
great guy, but his policies stink. That’s really unfortunate because the
president is indeed a great guy. He is smart, articulate and charming, and as
the nation’s first black president, a majority of Americans have had high hopes
for this historic presidency.
pioneering of the political frontier was not accompanied with an equally
inspirational message. President Obama recently took a look back to Reagan after
the “thumping” he and his party received in the 2010 midterm elections. For
Obama, Reagan’s comeback after his own “thumping” after the 1982 elections was
more about strategy and tactics rather than the essence of the former
Nothing could be further from the truth. While
Reagan was indeed a great communicator, it was his message of freedom that
animated his spirit of governance and served as inspiration for millions of
Americans and peoples around the world. President Reagan defined tyranny at home
and aboard in every speech, and offered reason and hope for every man to achieve
freedom for themselves and their posterity.
lacks a similar inspirational message. Americans are so abhorrent to the tenets
of big government liberalism that the president can’t get passed the mask he has
to masquerade in. Instead, his speeches are limited to class warfare and
name-calling, evoking envy as liberals often do when they fail to make their
case to the American people.
Obama were to define the great liberal project of our time, he would have to get
into the details of individual and industry mandates, price caps, minimum
benefit levels, and this mandatory regulation and the other to make the whole
system work. When an American asks the question “why”, what other answer could
the president give than “It’s for your own good”.
stuff great presidents are made. Not the kind of message Americans are looking