davidl on September 5th, 2011

Dumbo, a one trick donkey, from William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Whenever Obama’s in political trouble, he gives a speech. Whenever he’s in a lot of trouble, he gives a major speech. When he’s on the verge of a political meltdown, he gives a historic speech. Has Obama ever given a memorable speech? I think […]

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davidl on April 1st, 2011

Dumbo dropping, from Ross Douthat, NY Times: The President’s Credibility Gap Addressing the nation Monday evening, President Obama suggested that the United States was in the process of reducing its military footprint in Libya, even as he explicitly rejected the idea of pursuing regime change in Tripoli by force of arms. Both statements seemed calculated […]

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