The Washington Examiner offers up a very informative refutation to the myths and fables that constitute the (media propagated ) Obama legend .
Well worth your time if you are interested in facts not fiction .
” Few if any of his predecessors took the oath of office with higher public hopes for his success than President Obama on Jan. 20, 2009. Millions of Americans hailed his election as an end to partisanship, a renewal of the spirit of compromise and a reinvigoration of
the nation’s highest ideals at home and abroad.
Above all, as America’s first black chief executive, Obama symbolized the healing of long-festering wounds that were the terrible
national legacy of slavery, the
Reconstruction Era and Jim Crow.
We would be, finally, one nation.
But after nearly four years in office, Obama has become a sharply polarizing figure. His admirers believe he deserves a special
place alongside Wilson, the Roosevelts and LBJ as one of the architects of benevolent government.
His critics believe he is trying to remake America in the image of Europe’s social democracies, replacing America’s ethos of
independence and individual enterprise with a welfare state inflamed by class divisions. “