(Photo: Obama speaking in Europe, where his views are well received and highly regarded)
By Marc Seltzer; originally published on April 13, 2010, at care2.com
Contrary to all the talk of disenchantment with the state of the nation, there is reason to be optimistic that President Obama is leading the government in exactly the right direction. While his critics voice disappointment and outrage, calling on Mr. Obama to govern to the left and to the right, President Obama governs by judgment, not ideology. This will always disappoint ideologues who see the world through conservative or liberal glasses, but do critics have credible political ideas behind them?
At the outset, a few things need to be set straight. First, the biggest thing President Obama has done since taking office is not health care reform. (Complete Story)