Not my words, those of Jacob Weisberg in Slate (saw it courtesy of Paul Kedrosky)
He quotes three accomplishments —preventing a depression, remaking America's global image, and winning universal health insurance.
Am I worried about the deficits? Absolutely. Do I think the world will continue to run to us whenever there is a military crisis and just as quickly bad mouth us? Yes. Do I think healthcare will be easy to fix? An emphatic no given the inflexibility of pharmas, insurance, litigation attorneys.
But based on what he walked into and what he has done, the man deserves our support.
Of course, what do I know? I only gave up on W after year 7 of his Presidency.
Now back to less unpleasant technology matters…