Do Americans expect too much of the president of the United States, and do presidential candidates themselves unwisely encourage such unrealistic expectations in voters? Read the complete article here.
Yes. Inevitably followed by squashed expectations: “Why didn’t he give me a job? Why didn’t he pay for my health care? Why is crime still happening? Why doesn’t it rain lollipops and snickers bars? Why hasn’t Jesus Christ returned on a cloud of glory to say well done my good and faithful politician?”