With apologies to Dickens, it was the worst of times, the worst of times. And it’s not over yet, because the end of 2015 will not be the end of our wretched government. Americans must endure another year of President Obama’s misleadership, with the only consolation being that almost any replacement will be an upgrade. But even to get there, we must survive Dear Leader’s final push for legacy. “I’ve got 12 months left to squeeze every ounce of change I can while I’m still in office. And that’s what I intend to do,” Obama recently wrote to supporters. His terrifying promise recalls Ed Koch’s zinger as he campaigned to replace the disastrous Abe Beame in 1977. Beame sought a second term as Gotham’s mayor, saying he wanted to “finish the job.” Responded Koch: “Finish the job?
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