These excerpts from President Obama’s speeches explain why people trusted him to bring real change. Was he forced to renege on his promises? Or was he lying when he made these promises?
Bush oversaw forty-eight drone strikes in Pakistan during his two terms. Since 2009, Obama as authorized more than three hundred. In Mazetti’s telling, CIA leaders repeatedly pushed Obama for more expansive authority to used armed drones. They got their way in almost every instance. … Munter soon discovered that, under President Obama, “it was what […]
I dread learning the details of this deal our leaders have come up with. No matter how awful a job President Obama does, most Democrats continue to say: “But we gotta support him. You don’t want the Republicans to win, do you?” Barack Obama is not Al Gore, and 2012 is not 2000. Unlike Obama, […]