Obama administration is an embattled one

Every United States president, dating back to Richard M. Nixon, has encountered scandal in his second term. According to CSMonitor.com, recent history shows that an administration is most prone to scandal peaking in a president’s fifth year, suggesting the Obama administration is running, or should we say stumbling, true to form. It’s an administration that seems obsessed with plugging leaks to journalists, illogically relying on the Espionage Act to stifle what the citizens of this country want and expect — a free, unfettered and fully functioning press.