Skip to comments.Obama only acknowledges inheriting Bush mistakes, never his successes
Posted on 12/08/2009 3:50:25 AM PST by Scanian
In case you've been on another planet for the last ten months, you know that President Obama's standard answer for the economic meltdown, and his anemic prescription to fix it, has been that the blame rests wholly on his predecessor. "I inherited this" has been Obama's mantra from day one of his Presidency with regard to any problem he encounters.
In a revealing testament to President Obama's true character, last week when he and his administration touted the success of the TARP program and how banks were paying back their bailout money -- with interest -- he never once gave credit to the President responsible for the TARP program.
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Word is leaking out that he wasn’t convinced about the Afghan surge until it was spelled out chapter and verse about how the Iraq surge actulaly worked, after which he had to grudingly credit George W. Bush with its success.
Affirmative Action recipients inherit everything. So it only seems natural for him to acknowledge it.
If tarp actually ends up having worked.. Credit should go to Bush.
On the other hand, the zero OWNS the bailout.
Every time he invokes Bush’s name to explain his lack of success, he’s admitting that he is not up to the task and that all of the electioneering rhetoric was just “hot air.”