Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99¢ for 4 weeks.
News Opinion Readers Respond

Obama's had more bad, more ugly [Letter]

You're off to a great start, there, Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., and I think you've discovered the correct bottom line ("The good, the bad and the ugly of Obama's administration," Jan. 5). I would have included, as an example, the effort at the very start of President Barack Obama's administration, and a few times after, to defund the D.C. school voucher program. This theme appears about to be re-enacted by Mayor Bill DeBlasio in New York. Let's kill any initiatives in educational reform if the teachers' unions don't like them and never mind the lower income parents who love them.

In the foreign policy arena, I would have thought the personal intervention in a Libyan civil war rated a mention. Funny how things seem vastly worse there these days.

Jon von Briesen, Forked River, N.J.

-
To respond to this letter, send an email to talkback@baltimoresun.com. Please include your name and contact information.

Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • Ehrlich too negative, too partisan
    Ehrlich too negative, too partisan

    Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s cocky and aggressive partisanship make it evident why he couldn't govern effectively in Annapolis and was not re-elected for a second term ("Why Obama is viewed as weak," Nov. 30).

  • Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'
    Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'

    OK, I can't help myself. Over the past three years, I have written at least a dozen columns critical of Obamacare (a.k.a. The "Affordable Care Act") in this space and devoted an entire chapter to the topic in my book "America: Hope for Change."

  • Ehrlich's 'cult of anti-Obamaism'
    Ehrlich's 'cult of anti-Obamaism'

    Though I am 1960s retread boomer and unrepentant liberal who usually disagrees commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., I read his column regularly. No surprise that he recently panned Obamacare — again — but what I never hear from Republicans is the Plan B, i.e., how we deal with the...

  • What Obama should have said
    What Obama should have said

    Here is what President Barack Obama should have said when he addressed the American people after his party's massive losses in Tuesday's election:

  • American values under Obama
    American values under Obama

    Two columns ago, I passed on a series of political observations from the heartland. Today, a snapshot of American values and viewpoints a decade and a half into the "new" millennium.

  • Hillary all over again
    Hillary all over again

    With the exception of President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton is the most recognized American politician of this era. Today, she is far and away the Democratic front runner for president. Many believe she is the odds on favorite to win it all — a view supported by a variety of public...

  • Why Obama is viewed as weak
    Why Obama is viewed as weak

    Two recent Presidential pronouncements reflect the essential Barack Obama. Each also explains why so many view him to be the weakest of American presidents.

  • Ehrlich mistaken on tax burden
    Ehrlich mistaken on tax burden

    Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. does not look at the big picture. Is this because he is not interested in giving a fair presentation? In his most recent column (tax bill for government at all levels.

Comments
Loading