September 26, 2012
Bill Clinton turned out to be an irresponsible human being, but a responsive president. While Monica Lewinsky serviced the president in the Oval Office, the president served the people. When they objected to his leftward lean, he tilted center. When Obama similarly got his knuckles rapped, he lurched even more energetically left, defying the voice of the country but clarifying his own. He believes in Big Government; Americans do not. He believes small business owners “didn’t make that”; he thinks the government is the lynchpin to everyone’s success.
Voters understand the difference. Gallup reports that nearly half of all Republicans are following the election “very closely,” compared to only one third of Democrats. Who can blame Dems? Trivial Pursuits has been around a long time.
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