COMMENTARY: Is Obama Causing The Decline Of The American Presidency?

Many political writers, politicians, and candidates for the office of President of both parties have openly criticized the nature, and style, of the presidential primaries. One of the common themes about all the complaints about the campaign is that it is diminishing the office of the President of The United States. I think a great deal of the blame for the diminishment of the office of President must lie at the feet of President Obama.

When a President of the United States makes a historic visit to the country of Cuba and is snubbed by Cuban leaders who are not at the airport to welcome him to their country, how can the office of the President not be insulted? I agree with those commentators who said the President should have just got back on the plane and returned to Washington. When the Cuban government is willing to give the President…



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