Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaChina, Russia, Iran rise in Latin America as US retreats Castro wants to follow Obama's lead on balancing presidency with fatherhood Trump's regulatory rollback boosts odds of a financial crisis MORE, who once talked about the "58 states," again showed that he shouldn't be talking extemporaneously, as he said that he'd be dealing with foreign leaders for the next "eight to 10 years," writes Victor Davis Hanson. The Republican-led government during President Bush's terms is guilty of domestic overspending that exceeds the spending rate under President Reagan and creates pressure to allow the Bush tax cuts to expire, writes Peter Robinson, who has a spending chart.