May each of you have the heart to conceive, the understanding to direct, and the hand to execute works that will leave the world a little better for your having been here. -- Ronald Reagan

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Non-Leading Leadership

"Leadership is not proposing a plan for the sake of having it voted up or down, and likely voted down because it is — look, you know how this town works and how Congress works."

Obama during the rebellion of the citizens of Iran, "The Green Revolution" stood on the sidelines. The term "leading from behind"  from Ryan Lizza of the New Yorker was praised as foreign policy doctrine. Obama in Libya got involved illegally in a war and sits on the sidelines, resulting in a deadly, bloody stalemate. He didn't lead on the "stimulus package", Reid and Pelosi (the first female ex-Speaker of the House) did, and he didn't lead on Obamacare, Reid and Pelosi did. Now he holds a bunch of press conferences, words, saying we need leadership now more than ever. Well, how about some?

Two and a half years into his regime, it's still Bush's fault. Leadership.

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