Back in December, Oprah Winfrey interviewed Barack Obama and asked him what kind of grade he would give himself on his job performance. “A good, solid B-plus”, he answered.
Really? Talk about grading on a curve.
Let’s review some of the highlights and lowlights of Mr. Obama’s freshman year.
Soon after taking office he managed to push his big stimulus program through Congress. Then there were the bank bailouts (and the continuation of the Bush bailouts), and the TARP, and then the bailouts of automakers (and their unions). He was on a roll.
He ordered the closing of the terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay, but it’s still open because they can’t figure out how to do what he said he wanted to do without making the situation worse – which is exactly what everyone with common sense told him two years ago. read more »