Obummer has, typically, drawn the wrong lesson from this amazing feat and used the moment to call for more government spending. A better leader might consider that our problem is not too little borrowing and is instead a matter of redrawing priorities in spending what we don’t already have.
By the way, this is also the 67th anniversary of our dropping the bomb on Hiroshima. There’s a certain easy irony in comparing the disparate results of two different acts of brilliant engineering. Different times.