Remember how out of touch people thought Bush I was when he allegedly couldn’t use a supermarket scanner? President Obama may be in the “out of touch” team picture.

Yesterday he said he wasn’t concerned about the “gyrations” of the stock market. Well, nearly a third of my stock market wealth has evaporated since Obama was elected president. Because of the “gyrating” market, many have lost their jobs, many more have stopped spending, some have lost their homes, and all of us have lost some sleep over our investments and our imperiled retirements.

But not to worry: President Hope isn’t losing any sleep over it. Of course, he has a guaranteed government pension and a free meal ticket for the rest of his life. Perhaps he ought to have some “skin in the game” too.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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