In praise of Barack Obama

By all accounts, Barack Obama has been an exemplary husband and father.

This deserves high praise, because he is the exception, not the rule, in the African-American community where 7 out 10 babies are born out of wedlock, and 53% are aborted.

In Barack Obama, the African-American community has a legitimate role model in many respects. Unlike profane, thuggish rap stars or prima donna Black athletes who bed one woman after another, Barack Obama has excelled where it counts: in the family.

This is rare praise coming from this blog, which has been critical of Obama governance. I am compelled to point it out in light of President Obama’s laughable assertion on Sixty Minutes that his presidency has been “scandal free.”

It HAS been free of the taint of sexual scandal which so defined Bill Clinton’s presidency.

But the list of Obama scandals is formidable, even when compared to the Clinton presidency, and especially when compared to recent Republican presidencies…

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