|
|
|
The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Will Obama be another in a long line of presidents who have suffered big second-term difficulties?
email print
Comment
About this blog
Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
X
Liberal Views
Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
Recent Posts
Dec. 20, 2014 5:10 p.m.
Dec. 19, 2014 5:10 p.m.
Dec. 19, 2014 11:10 a.m.
Dec. 19, 2014 11:10 a.m.
Dec. 18, 2014 5:10 p.m.
By Pat Cunningham
May 12, 2013 11:16 a.m.



obama-gas-prices

Since the end of World War II, every U.S. president who has served more than four years has experienced significant difficulties in his second term.

Harry Truman’s problems were such that he left office with a record-low approval rating. Dwight Eisenhower had a spy plane shot down in Soviet air space. Lyndon Johnson’s military adventurism in Vietnam was his undoing. Richard Nixon was forced to resign over the Watergate scandal. Ronald Reagan’s legacy was tarnished by the Iran-Contra affair. Bill Clinton was impeached over the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal. George W. Bush presided over two unpopular wars and a collapse ...

Read more

Recent Posts

    latest blogs

    • Community
    • National