This bit was worth a ponder:
... the rhetoric and approach that candidate Obama employed in 2008 was decidedly anti-Washington and made a point to avoid an embrace of big government and big spending.
President Obama made it clear that he would produce a fundamental degree of change in the way government operates and practices. Well, it didn't happen. Not by a long shot.
Important to remember: This thought is coming from a veteran of the POTUS' own party.