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President Obama: as bad as Jimmy Carter?

By Mary Fitzgerald  

Obama: no, he can't?

The first months of Obama’s administration have been a unprecedented disaster, argues Bartle Bull in this month’s Prospect. Instead of trying to fix the economy, Obama is using the crisis to push an revolutionary (and unpopular) social agenda, and his plans to radically reform healthcare, education and environmental policy are bound to fail, predicts Bull. America is still a majority centre-right nation and, in massively expanding the role of the state, Obama is giving Americans the opposite of what they thought…

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