I give up. I absolutely give up. On Aug. 10, President Barack Obama signed a $26 billion spending bill that protects the jobs of 300,000 teachers, police and other government workers from potential layoffs.
A new administration arrives. The nation and the world become enamored with these intriguing "visitors." Led by a mysteriously charismatic leader who seems able to sway public opinion by uttering a few words on television, these visitors seem incapable of doing wrong.