By Dale Bowling
President Barack Obama was named Time's Person of the Year for 2012. It is the second time he has
had this honor.
Obama's approval rating is the highest its been in ages at 57%.
Like "Just got bin Laden" big.
It's not hard to see why really. Obama has led America through some of the hardest years in recent
memory. He set the agenda that picked up the pieces and built a steady recovery from the Bush
President Obama's policy of economic stimulus was gutsy. If it blew up in his face, there wasn't anyone else to hang the blame on. President Obama and Congressional Democrats did it because it was the best way to shore up our failing economy and protect Main Street. And it created millions of jobs and kept America from plunging into a Second Great Depression.
Obama brought America the first meaningful health care reform since the Great Society of the 60s. And again, it didn't always earn him a lot of fans. He did it because it was the right thing to do.
Our President took out Osama bin Laden and broke up Al Qaeda networks everywhere.
Barack Obama has helped build a coalition of voters who will bring Democratic victories for years to
President Obama has proved to be a leader when America most needed one.
Congratulations Mr. President on being named Time's Person of the Year for 2012!