A Residency in Review – 4 Ways Barack Obama Disgraced the Presidency (And Endangered Us All)

“But he’s done; he’s leaving!” some might say, “Why dredge up old news?”

Well, for starters, because he’s not leaving. Unlike his predecessors who (usually) left the capital city and gracefully settled into the annals of history, he’s sticking around Washington D.C. (Yes, yes, I know he’s still got a kid in school.) Politically, he’s not going anywhere anytime soon. As the aforementioned Bill Whalen put it, his farewell speech “wasn’t so much ‘farewell’ as ‘to be continued’.”

The Art of Circumvention

As children, we are masters at the art—or at least the attempt of—circumvention. Simply put, kids are in the business of getting what they want. Parents in the business of running block against some of those (often ill-planned) things that children want. Enter the Art of Circumvention. The child will either bypass the more “difficult”…