Internal White House Memo: Time for an Imperial Presidency! …*Suckers*.
Sometimes I wonder whether the Obama administration’s absolute and total contempt for its most rabid supporters is based on the same thing as my absolute and total contempt for its most rabid supporters. Because let’s face it: if you spent eight years screaming about Imperial Presidencies and Unitary Executives and how George Bush was a unilateralist cowboy and similar agitprop, this passage should be the | Read More »
Praetorian Progressives and Their Imperial Dreams
Under President Obama we doubled-down in Afghanistan? We sent more of our fellow citizens to a long hard slog in a country whose synonym is Quagmire while announcing the eventual date of their withdrawal at the same time. In an unprecedented action Mr. Obama announced our attack as he heralded our retreat in a calculated political decision that has cost lives, squandered treasure and told | Read More »
It’s time this imperious president is smacked down. Really
Forgive me if I’m a little angry. Also, forgive me if i don’t insert citations and links. I really don’t like them. Besides, you know what I’m talking about here. It’s the sense of the man I’m speaking to and not the “debatability” of his policies. On policy, even he doesn’t believe what he says anyway. But about the power of his station, he means | Read More »
The Obama Bubble
There may be some things we don’t know about Barack Obama, but there are some aspects of his personality we’ve heard a lot about. He’s got a first class temperament. He is a man who listens, learns, and manages well. He’s demonstrated nimbleness and judgment, with a willingness to reach out to those with whom he disagrees. Set aside the endorsements, he’s shown an exceptionally | Read More »