Why Obama's reforms were doomed from the beginning

The leader of the free world has power to affect many lives for better or worse, but he has comparatively little ability to reform decaying institutions or curb harmful behaviors without cooperation from lawmakers and fuller participation from...

Why Obama's reforms were doomed from the beginning
The leader of the free world has power to affect many lives for better or worse, but he has comparatively little ability to reform decaying institutions or curb harmful behaviors without cooperation from lawmakers and fuller participation from citizens, writes historian Jeremi Suri of President Barack Obama's memoir, "A Promised Land."