Clinton’s Quandary: It’s Impossible For Her to Keep Her Story Straight

Americans are known for being quick to cast blame, but we’re also incredibly quick to forgive. Take, for instance, Mike Tyson, who was convicted of rape and bit an opponent’s ear off, but is now making a living making people laugh in movies like The Hangover and, most recently, in a one-man Broadway play. Or,…
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Obama’s Thin-Skinned White House a Detriment to Democracy

President Lyndon Johnson said, “being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.” And yet for all the ways President Obama is seeking to reignite the legacy of LBJ, on this point he would heartily disagree. Rather than accept any form of criticism,…
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Obama’s Sequester Scaremongering Is the Real Threat

Fear is a powerful motivator. As it turns out, it’s also a good political tool. But President Obama is taking it about twenty steps too far in his quest to hyperbolize the potential effects of the sequester. Seemingly every day now he’s trotting out another group – first responders, firemen, teachers – to highlight the…
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