I used to be a staunch supporter of Barack Obama and the Democrats; now, not so much.
As distasteful to me as it is, I think in some ways, George Bush was more successful. He was somehow able to keep his party cohesive a majority of his time in office.
Granted, he had some powerful members of Congress working on his behalf. Remember the political capital he boasted about? He managed to spend most of that capital, albeit in ways I disagreed with.
In 2008, Democrats were swept into power, yet Obama couldn’t keep the troops together long enough to …