Thursday, May 17, 2018

It's hard to write books about a blank presidency

May 17, 2018 By Silvio Canto, Jr.

As a business recruiter (or "headhunter"), I look at résumé to see a person's professional timeline. What did he do? Why did he go here and there? What did he accomplish? What did he contribute to that company?

Imagine looking at President Obama's presidential résumé. It's growing blanker by the day as more and more of what he did gets deleted by his successor. Apparently, I am not the only one coming to that conclusion............Their big foreign-policy achievements are smoking (in one case, poison-gas-reeking) ruins -- from the recognition of Cuba to the Iran deal, from the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the Libya intervention, and from the supposed pivot to Asia to the treaty eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons. They deserve their mortification, in part because, while in office, they thought they could treat constitutional requirements and everyone else’s opinions with contempt. ............: Read more

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