Re: “Ditto-heads need to face reality” (letter, 8-27).
The letter writer suggests that President Obama is blameless for all the problems we are currently facing. He states the economy tanked before Obama was elected due to President Bush’s failed policies.
He fails to mention that it was under President Clinton’s administration that lending standards were drastically lowered in order to “encourage” home ownership in the inner city. That started the ball rolling toward the housing collapse. Federal regulators turned a blind eye to what was happening because no one wanted to “rock the boat.”
The letter writer states that …