In the last few weeks, President Obama and his administration have blamed our struggling economy and/or the downgrading of America’s credit rating on the Arab Spring, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, events in Europe, the GOP, the Tea Party, talk radio, Standard & Poor’s, the previous decade and his predecessor. Some of these excuses are familiar, predictable and a bit tiresome. But some of the excuses, like pinning blame for our fiscal crisis on protests in Tahrir Square and 130 foot waves that slammed the coast of Tohoku, shows a certain creativity.
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