Thursday, October 06, 2011

Can Obama Sink Any Lower?

When a presidency is experiencing a political collapse, as is happening now, the last thing it needs is to face serious legal and ethical problems. But that is precisely where the Obama administration finds itself with both the Solyndra story and the so-called Fast and Furious program. It’s clear that at a minimum, the Obama administration has given a misleading account of both matters. When these stories finally unfold, two cabinet secretaries (Chu and Holder) may be forced to resign...

So far, Obama’s personal ratings have remained significantly higher than his overall approval rating, in part because the country seems to like and respect the president. But that can change rather quickly — and nothing can change it more quickly than a series of expanding scandals.

Obama hasn’t hit bottom yet.

(Peter Wehner, Commentary)