Bill Keller of the NY Times wrote an op-ed over the weekend which, while still taking some shots at the GOP, managed to lay some of the blame for "the large mess we are in" at the President's feet.
The piece is titled "Obama's Fault" and that more or less sums up the theme. Keller's opening paragraph sounds like something Charles Krauthammer might have written, "The White House spent last week in full campaign hysteria, blitzing
online followers with the message that heartless Republicans are
prepared to transform America into 'Les Misérables' in order to protect
'millionaires and billionaires, oil companies, vacation homes, and
private jet owners.'”