When someone says they accept responsibility there must be consequences or accepting responsibility is meaningless. Obama’s minions have long accepted responsibility for whatever, but nothing ever happens around them or to them. From Lois Lerner to Hillary nothing changes. From the very first scandal, “Fast and Furious”, no one has been punished for their misdeeds. A few were transferred to another post but they retained their salary and pension. They mouthed the words but they knew there was to be no consequences.
As for Obama, he never accepts responsibility, admits he made a mistake or is wrong. It has become a joke, both in the press and to anyone who watches his charades of interviews. He has stabbed the intelligence community in the back by blaming his security team for his failing to take ISIS seriously. Now he has alienated almost everyone by blaming everyone but himself for his failings. Someone must have coached him to never admit mistakes.
There have been very few cases where someone was fired or quit because they didn’t do what they were expected to do. In most or all of those cases, public pressure forced Obama to let them go. One was General Shinseki, the head of the Veterans Administration and the other Julia Pierson, the head of the Secret Service. Why are they different? Let’s face it, the V.A. and the Secret Service are not on Obama’s Christmas card list. Veterans, he views as a threat and the Secret Service, he views as, at best, a necessary evil.
Any organization takes on the characteristics of it’s head. In Obama’s administration, we have been subject to a litany of failures. Where Jimmy Carter was an incompetent micro-manager, Obama is just as big a failure for the opposite reason. His incompetence comes from his disinterest in the nuts-and-bolts duties that go with being the most powerful person in the world. For all his failures, Obama has blamed and will blame everyone but himself.
In my many years I have come to a
conclusion that one useless man
is a shame, two is a law firm,
and three or more is a congress.
— John Adams