The World Disappoints Obama, But Obama Also Disappoints the World

President Obama’s tenure in the White House has been plagued by an insularity that is unusual for a world leader. He largely eschews the glad-handing and ego stroking that are part and parcel of Oval Office dealmaking; and he refuses, for better, but often worse, the arm-twisting necessary to impose his will. Jonathan Alter, who…
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Obama's Strategy: Bash Bain by Day, Take Private Equity Money by Night

Yesterday, we described the growing sentiment amongst the Washington political class that Obama is completely botching the beginning of his 2012 campaign. One of the main problems has been President Obama’s incessant attempt to make Romney’s time at Bain Capital a key focus of the race. In recent days the Obama campaign has begun airing…
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