When Obama sold his health care plan to the country, he argued that it was necessary because the Republicans hadn’t presented an alternative. In fact, they presented several.

When the wheels started to come off his health care plan, he argued that keeping it was necessary because the Republicans hadn’t presented an alternative. Again, there were several.

When the Islamic State carried out a deadly series of terrorist attacks abroad, Obama defended his strategy to contain the terrorist group by claiming Republicans hadn’t presented an alternative.

“Folks want to pop off and have opinions about what they think they would do. Present a specific plan,” Obama said during a particularly surly press conference Nov. 16.