“There are always costs in doing big things.” — President Barack Obama†
Will doing “big things” cost Obama?
Excerpted from “Voters' anxiety clouds Obama's historic successes” By Susan Page and Mimi Hall, USA TODAY, Updated 8h 7m ago
Big problems. Big achievements. Big costs.
Historians say President Obama's legislative record during a crisis-ridden presidency already puts him in a league with such consequential presidents as Lyndon Johnson and Franklin Roosevelt. But polls show voters aren't totally on board with his achievements, at least not yet, and the White House acknowledges that his victories have carried huge financial and political costs. …