Has the Presidency become a cult or monarchy!

King Obama
King Obama

The president-elect this week publicly thanked himself for recent improvements in economic indicators: “The U.S. Consumer Confidence Index for December surged nearly four points to 113.7, THE HIGHEST LEVEL IN MORE THAN 15 YEARS! Thanks, Donald!”

Presidents do this sort of thing all the time. Voters go along with it, too, blaming or rewarding presidents for developments in the economy that often have precisely nothing to do with who occupies the Oval Office. The American presidency is degenerating into a cult. Historians a century or two hence will look back on this development with some puzzlement.

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