Interesting how all of them view things in terms of politics. Rome burns and they all watch the fiddle player.
Clinton accomplished more with less because he put himself out. He got bludgeoned by the media but cared – and got a better economy and a few good social reforms. Te second term came out of that.
It seems now – like during W, that all world events are judged in terms of how they affect Obama politically. Oil kill, economy, people’s jobs – nothing but rhetorical tools in campaign speeches.
A loss in November would be an easier way to blame the “R”s

When you make an assumption, you make an ass out of "u" and "umption" Perfesser Black is confused about the politics: So let's say Obama's people have correctly deduced that there's no chance in hell of getting anything through Congress. They have two basic options. First, they could get on the teevee every day and say, "This is my plan to help. Republicans in Congress won't pass it." They could hold rallies in Maine. Allies could run ads. At least people would know who is for and who is against…and just what it … Read More

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