Why would you bother with Time, jazzguru? It's even less respectable than the New York Times.
True to form, Time blames Republicans - a minority party that could do nothing to stop Obamacare from being jammed through Congress, yet they're somehow obstructing the myth known as "job creation":
His efforts at job creation have been obstructed by Republicans (even the proposals based on policies supported by the GOP in the past). His opponents haven't put forth specifics of their own, nor offered genuine compromise,
As usual, Time gets it completely wrong. "Compromise" does not mean succumbing to harebrained demands from the extreme left wing fringe. Republicans proposed many alternatives - they were completely shot down by Pelosi's rules. There can be no compromise when you're locked out of debate.
The Rs most recent proposal, extending the existing tax cuts for all Americans, appears to be destined for success. This would not be the case if it were not for dozens of Democrats who just happen to agree with them. The only difference between this proposal and the many offered as alternatives to Obamacare is that we're closer to an election that will end many a Democrat's career.Obama is losing the political war
because his vision for the future is one Americans want no part of. His leadership ability consists of one sole trait: fixing blame. His economic policy is modeled on flawed Keynesean theory. He insisted he would not raise taxes on middle class America, then signed the biggest tax increase of all time - Obamacare. He refuses to call the individual insurance mandate a tax, while his own justice department defends it under Congress's Constitutional ability to tax. He appears aloof, arrogant, and out of touch.
Given the above, how could failure not be expected?