There’re commonly referred to as DABDA: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance. Originally they were developed to describe the phases of terminal illness but have evolved to describe any personal catastrophic event.
Barack Obama’s journey is complete.
“What I Said Was You Can Keep Your Health Care Plan ‘If It Hasn’t Changed Since the Law Was Passed'”
Healthcare.gov still brandishes the lie.
“Don’t blame me! Blame the insurance companies!”
‘Nobody is more frustrated than I am’
“I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me.”
The admission he is a liar is a healthy thing for Obama but it is not enough to ensure his rehabilitation. He ought to take time off and re-evaluate his priorities and his life in general.
As Nixon did.