Oh, God, this administration makes my head hurt.
I personally think that this article discussing Obama’s strange and rather preemptive attempts to inspire presidential historians (via a personal touch) should have been titled that, and largely because of this:
Mr. Obama told the historians that he had come up with a slogan for his administration. “I’m thinking of calling it ‘A New Foundation,’ ” he said.
Doris Kearns Goodwin suggested that “A New Foundation” might not be the wisest choice for a motto.
“Why not?” the president asked.
“It sounds,” said Goodwin, “like a woman’s girdle.”