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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Obama's Nasty Habit of Blaming Subordinates

One of the marks of a truly lousy leader is publicly placing blame on their subordinates. In most cases the subordinate is being blamed unfairly, and even when the staff is at fault, publicly shifting the blame reflects an unwillingness to shoulder any responsibility.

According To ABC's Jake Tapper, Obama Has Blamed His Staff On At Least 14 Occasions. "So, for those keeping track at home, that's ten instances of Obama publicly blaming his staff for various screw-ups. ... (You of course could also add Austan Goolsbee, Samantha Power, Gordon Fischer, and retired Gen. Tony McPeak.) That would be 14. We will continue to keep track." (Jake Tapper, "Obama's Inability To Hire Good Help Rears Its Head ... Again," ABC's "Political Punch" Blog,, 5/12/08)

Senator Barack Obama has a bad habit of shifting the blame. How does he intend to bear the burden of the leadership of the free world, if he is to weak to shoulder any responsibility. Just Click here to see some examples.