Barack Obama, The “Jake Blues” Of American Leadership

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UPDATED! How classic from President “You can’t change Washington from the inside” Obama last night on 60 Minutes:

"Oh, I think that, you know, as president I bear responsibility for everything to some degree."  [emphasis added]

As I listened to President Obama trying to explain to the Univision audience why he hadn’t kept his promises on immigration reform, and how “you can’t change Washington from the inside, you have to change it from the outside,” and why it wasn’t his fault that he hadn’t kept his word, I was reminded of the words of another great American politician from Chicago:


That sounds like our president, all right….

Michael Graham
Radio talk show host, columnist for the Boston Herald, stand-up comic and former GOP political consultant. Learn more about Michael here.

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