Monthly Archives: December 2012

Don’t let Obama’s weakness become his strength

For all the talk about Republican intransigence and House Speaker John Boehner’s weakness in corralling the more conservative members of his caucus, it’s President Obama’s inability or unwillingness to reign in left wing Democrats in Congress that is the impediment … Continue reading

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Of course Robert Griffin III is a Republican

ESPN’s Robert Parker asks the question, and he’s clearly not happy that he even has to ask. So, is RG3 a ‘right-winger’? Was Jack Kemp a Buffalo Bill? The guy doesn’t whine, takes responsibility, doesn’t blame his teammates, wouldn’t sulk … Continue reading

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Obama has a funny way of looking at things

Judging by his remarks on the debt ceiling last Wednesday at the Business Roundtable’s quarterly meeting in Washington, D.C.: So I want to send a very clear message to people here: We are not going to play that game next … Continue reading

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White House Aide: More Polarization Now Than During Civil War

To be fair, it’s not clear from Chuck Todd’s recounting how much the “very smart White House aide” knows about that interesting period of history, 1861-1865, and its various successions, proclamations, military battles, and constitutional amendments. (There was also that … Continue reading

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