Solyndra Fails, Obama Brags

By George Neumayr, The American Spectator - October 6, 2011

Asked by ABC's George Stephanopoulos if he regretted his promotion of the bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra, Barack Obama said, "No, I don't." This cavalier answer provides yet another snapshot of the arrogance and ideological fixation that drives his presidency.

Clinging to an idea in defiance of reality defines the ideologue, a definition to which Obama conforms perfectly. No failure ever gives him pause. He can squander over a half billion dollars of taxpayer money and then use the occasion to brag about what he considers glorious forays into innovative risk-taking.

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