Helen Thomas is troubled by the lack of leadership from the top in Washington. At an appearance at Busboys and Poets bookstore on Sunday, Thomas was asked her opinion on the state of the country.
I went through the Great Depression, World War II, Vietnam, Korea, Vietnam and now Iraq and Afghanistan. What the hell is going on? Don’t we ever learn anything? I think that we are — there is no inspiration from the top. President Obama doesn’t have enough courage to do the right thing. And I think there is no real leadership in this country and there is no inspiration.
Helen Thomas was a White House press corps reporter until her anti-Semetic rant in 2010. During her appearance she also said that she had re-applied for her White House credentials, but had assumed that she had been denied due to the lack of a response.
Helen is now a columnist for the Fall Church News-Press.