The Case of the Missing President

    This anonymously-sourced report from The Hill, which clearly derives in good part from Republican sources, is pretty damning about President Obama’s leadership, if it turns out to be accurate: GOP aides and lawmakers, speaking on background, portrayed Boehner as the calm negotiator who repeatedly exasperated President Obama. Boehner last month asked the networks to televise his response to Obama’s address to the nation, a request | Read More »

    The Case of the Missing President

    This anonymously-sourced report from The Hill, which clearly derives in good part from Republican sources, is pretty damning about President Obama’s leadership, if it turns out to be accurate: GOP aides and lawmakers, speaking on background, portrayed Boehner as the calm negotiator who repeatedly exasperated President Obama. Boehner last month asked the networks to televise his response to Obama’s address to the nation, a request | Read More »

    Political Sandwich Lexicon (Sh-t, Turd, Crap, Satan)

    There is now a growing political sandwich lexicon. These entries are in the political glossary section of my website (barrypopik.com). The sandwiches all mean eating or accepting something unpalatable. SH-T SANDWICH “Sh-t sandwich” has been cited in print since at least 1966. TURD SANDWICH The “turd andwich” was popularized by the October 27, 2004 “Douche and Turd” episode of Comedy Central’s South Park. In March | Read More »