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Obama’s CYA Option on Bin Laden

May 5, 2012

This week former Attorney General Michael Mukasey published an op ed regarding Obama’s recent Bin Laden-related football-spiking.  It’s scathing and worth reading the whole article.  Mukasey makes the point that real leaders take less credit and more blame than they deserve.  He cites Lincoln after Appomattox, Bush after the capture of Saddam, and Eisenhower after [...]

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Obama: “National Standard” on Immigration Needed

July 1, 2010

At the risk of potentially overloading our system with a million priorities, Dear Leader has decided that it’s time to take on yet another issue!  Comprehensive immigration reform, of course. Obama has the same modus operandi for every issue:  declare a crisis exists, offer a vague proposal, instantly demonize the opposition, push it through a [...]

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McCain and the Republican Party Brand

May 21, 2008

I just read this Politico piece by John Feehery on the Republican Party’s relationship with McCain.  His take is that Bush stalwarts like Hastert, Lott, and Delay are no longer on the scene and McCain, ever the frustrating maverick, is now the presumptive GOP nominee. Hence, the maverick becomes the savior in lieu of the Republican’s crushing Congressional [...]

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