Re: “Speech puts failure on display” (letter, 7-26).
The letter is about as far away from reality as it gets. The writer says a recent speech by President Obama shows his failures, when actually it clearly illustrates the failures of the Party of No, otherwise known as the Republicans.
The modern world is not something the conservatives can accept, as they constantly throw roadblocks in front of the president on such issues as comprehensive health care for all citizens, fair immigration policies, women’s health and women’s choice, gay rights, stronger gun laws, protecting the environment, reining in the excess financial manipulations of banks and other big businesses, voting rights for all, and any other progressive thinking by the Democrats and the president.
Fueled by the backward thinking of both the tea party and the religious right, the Republicans are doing everything in their power to propel our nation back into the 1950s.
Obama is far from being a failure. The fact is, he got here just in time.