That POLITICO would serve up a ridiculous article wasn't surprising. It does that daily.
That it would be on Barack? See above.
But how stupid are they?
I'm not talking about opinion or whoring.
I'm talking about basic facts.
In their too long "Barack Obama's Paragraph: Ten leading historians assess Obama's rank in the pantheon of American presidents," they allow Stephen Sestanovich ("author") to offer this:
There’s a reason Obama is so frequently compared to Dwight Eisenhower
and Richard Nixon. For all three, the first order of business on
becoming president was to bring ends and means into balance after a
period of costly excess and chaotic decisions. In different ways, all
sought to rebuild White House dominance over the rest of the executive