His U.S. Senate seat may have been for sale by his home state Governor. His “replacement” is under siege and may not be seated.
His Commerce Secretary pick is exiting amid a grand jury investigation.
And his plans for a new Middle East policy may have to be changed yet again a few times before the inauguration.
His domestic team has to be in some turmoil too: the auto company bailout isn’t comlete, there is some growing dismay at all the money thrown around by the Treasury while trying to get the economy jump started and his own “stimulus” may top $1 Trillion.
Even his choice of Rick Warren to pray the invocation was not heard with gaiety….
For Barack Obama, just getting from Election Day to Inauguration Day has been exciting.
Hopes for a new American President have never been higher at home and internationally.
But there have never been so many roadblocks in the way of a smooth ride either.