by Allen West on December 6, 2013
America doesn’t have a president but an absolutist who has no ability to govern, and therefore prefers to rule without opposition. Even recent polls show the young millennials are no longer fawning over Obama. The facade of the Potemkin village has eroded and the failure is exposed.
This week we witnessed a House Judiciary committee hearing on the unconstitutional overreach of President Obama and the executive branch. In response we witnessed a desperate and threatened President resort to the politics of divisiveness instead of leading.
We heard the President assert that successful major policy changes occur in America only when one party has a complete majority (because it works so well in China or Russia). Obama referred to the New Deal of Roosevelt and the Great Society of Johnson, both huge progressive policy initiatives. But the New Deal did not restore our economy, per Roosevelt’s own Treasury Secretary Morgenthau. And the lasting effects and unintended consequences of the Great Society are the expansion of the welfare nanny-state, and the decimation of inner city black communities and families.
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