At this rate, he will pass Lincoln next year

Back in 2009, only months into the presidency, President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  The committee was apparently impressed with his passion for speech.  Why didn't they give it to Joan Baez?  She's had a passion for peace for a long time.  Eventually, the Nobel Committee regretted the decision.  Wonder why... I just learned that President Obama has made his debut in the presidential rankings.  He came in at #12, or a position closer to Lincoln and Washington than Buchanan.  This is how they explained it: Presidential historians rated him highly for pursuing equal justice and for his skills at public persuasion. His signature domestic policy accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was unpopular with Republicans but extended health insurance coverage to 20 million more Americans.  His administration helped guide...(Read Full Post)