There’s some bad news… and then there’s some good news.
First the bad news: President Barack Obama made so many campaign promises it was hard to choose just ten. Not that we wanted most of these promises to be kept, of course.
Now for the good news: No matter what he promised, Obama has been confronted with the reality that he can’t just wave a magic wand and “change” whatever he wants. It is also satisfying to see how pitiful of a job Obama has done with the “Yes We Can” agenda in his first 20 months in office.
Here are the Top 10 Obama Broken Promises… so far.
Number 10: Target Every Source Of Fear In The Americas
“That is why there will never be true security unless we focus our efforts on targeting every source of fear in the Americas. That’s what I’ll do as president of the United States.”
(from Obama’s “Renewing U.S. Leadership in the Americas”)
Talk about believing your own publicity! What could he possibly have been thinking to make such an impossible promise. But then again, when you’re gathering a voter base that hasn’t a clue about defense issues… At least he also didn’t make good on his promise to “double the Peace Corps to 16,000 by its 50th anniversary in 2011 and push Congress to fully fund this expansion…”