You’d think by now that President Obama would have learned not to make promises he can’t keep. You’d also think that Americans would have learned not to trust a man who doesn’t keep his promises. Yet, here we are, well into Obama’s second term with a laundry list of broken promises and failures. Even still, there’s a baffling number of Americans who remain infatuated with the President. They say love conquers all, but when it comes to people who are love-struck by President Obama, their obsession is really only blinding them to the truth.
Consider the economy: It sucks.
The month of July saw only 162,000 jobs added – 23,000 less than predicted. The unemployment rate is at a dismal 7.4%, and we’re becoming a nation of part-time workers thanks to Obamacare.
The national deficit is through the roof at more than $16 trillion, with President Obama showing little effort to bring spending under control.
Remember the stimulus package that was supposed to “cut the deficit in half by the end of first term in office” and put “our nation on sound fiscal footing”? Yeah, it didn’t work, either, and it’s just evidence of one of the President’s broken promises.
In 2009, Obama said, “If I don’t have this done in three years, then there’s going to be a one-term proposition.” The President said it himself; if he didn’t turn the economy around in his first term, it’d probably be his only term. Unfortunately, Obama’s lovesick followers wouldn’t settle for a one-term Obama presidency.
The economy isn’t the Obama administration’s only letdown. Obama’s foreign policy decisions are a complete failure. Take a look at Iran, Israel, Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Afghanistan … I could go on.
Since Obama became president, America’s standing […]