Times of crises require bold action, something the Obama administration seems incapable of. Obama’s worst offenses include his failure to hold those responsible for the financial crisis accountable. Frank Rich summarizes the political repercussions:
[T]he Obama White House is hardly innocent. Its failure to hold the bust’s malefactors accountable has helped turn what should have been a clear-cut choice on Nov. 2 into a blurry contest between the party of big corporations and the party of business as usual.