Clinton is Now Embracing the Idea of Serving “Obama’s Third Term”

This election season I’ve found myself unable to escape the feeling of deja vu. Specifically, it feels as if we’ve gone back in time eight years, when Barack Obama was trying to beat John McCain in the race for the White House. “[W]e all agree that at this defining moment in our history, a moment…
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Clinton’s Latest Hamfisted Reboot Highlights Her Flawed Campaign

Hillary Clinton is to campaign reboots as President Obama is to economic pivots. They just keep doing them in the offhand hope that doing the exact same thing will lead to better political results. This time, Team Hillary wants to reframe Clinton as a spontaneous, funny and humble, the New York Times’ Amy Chozick reports:…
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Schumer’s Opposition to Iran Deal Stirs Up the Democrat Hornet’s Nest

President Obama is more a proselytizer than a president at this point. He’s not going to try and convince you that his policy positions are correct, he’s just going to pressure you to jump on the bandwagon and have faith. Oh, and if you happen to disagree on the merits, then he’s going to attack…
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Democrats are Trying to Prove a Distance from Obama That Doesn’t Exist

Avid political watchers are often susceptible to what psychologists call confirmation bias, meaning that we seek out information that already confirms our existing views. Rather than learn anything new or consider the other side of the argument we merely accumulate more evidence confirming our views. The more news and information we consume the more convinced…
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Early Stumbles Show Bloom is Off the Obama Rose

At one point, not too long ago President Obama could do no wrong. His book was an inspirational best-seller. His speeches were global events that were compared to those given by Martin Luther King. And every idea he had seemed to be a why-didn’t-we-think-of-that solution to Americans greatest ills. His 2008 campaign was an unstoppable…
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Democrats Ignoring Obamacare in Desperate Attempt to Help Election Chances

“I think that health care, over time is going to become more popular,” said White House senior advisor David Axelrod when asked about Obamacare’s impact on the midterm elections. It was a tacit admission that the just-passed overhaul of the nation’s insurance system was certainly not going to help in the near term. Democrats tried…
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