The Continuing Crisis

The Continuing Crisis

By From the December 2013 issue

October disappeared into the mists of history, but we thought we could not close this department until the end of the first week in November. There was an election! There was the denouement of the Obamacare rollout. And there was something else! On Saturday, November 9, Our President was scheduled to log his 150th round of golf, all in less than five years of his presidency. No other president can make this claim! He accomplished this feat despite the distraction of the Obama rollout, despite the growing number of citizens losing their health insurance because of Obamacare, despite the promise of attendant catastrophes to come, and despite various foreign policy disasters around the globe. Readers of this column have enjoyed many har-hars at the expense of the high-and-the-mighty-and-the-slightly-absurd, but there is one thing more they have gotten with the price of their subscription. They have been ahead of the curve. While most of the other pundits were full of hope for this insufferable gasbag in the White House, this column pronounced him a 

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R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. is the founder and editor in chief of The American Spectator. He is the author of The Death of Liberalism, published by Thomas Nelson Inc. His previous books include the New York Times bestseller Boy Clinton: the Political Biography; The Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton; The Liberal Crack-Up; The Conservative Crack-Up; Public Nuisances; The Future that Doesn't Work: Social Democracy's Failure in Britain; Madame Hillary: The Dark Road to the White House; The Clinton Crack-Up; and After the Hangover: The Conservatives' Road to Recovery.