Nowhere is there greater potential for a disconnect between what is true and what the press tells us is true than in US foreign policy coverage. Syria?
Robert Reich: My Wishes for Obama’s Parting Shots
In the waning days of the Obama administration, Robert Reich recommends that Obama takes the following last actions as his parting shots.
Cody Pogue: They hate Obama, but can they help Texas?
The Dallas Morning News had a fantastic letter to the editor this morning from a lady named Catherine Portele. It was entitled, “Choose Texas Over Party.” http://letterstotheeditorblog.dallasnews.com/2014/02/choose-texas-over-party.html/. Her article was about the current batch of Republican politicians running for office in Texas. Concerning them, she states: “Would someone tell them they cannot impeach President Obama, […]
Pundits Believe President Obama’s Popularity / Poll Numbers Will Rebound
President Obama’s poll numbers are in the dump. It looks as follows. ABC News/Washington Post Approval Poll 42% CBS News Approval Poll 37% Fox News Approval Poll 40% While those poll numbers look bad they do not tell the entire story. The reality is that most Americans are reacting to a caricature of the President […]
Bill Clinton Wrong On Supporting Americans Keeping Bad Insurance
Bill Clinton Flawed Message Bill Clinton gets this one all wrong. He may be trying to teach President Obama his skill of triangulation. The reality is this triangulation did not serve middle class Americans well. From EgbertoWillies.com. To be clear, President Bill Clinton defended the law and also gave the flawed roll-out much perspective. That […]
467,000+ Obamacare Applications Since Rollout
Some numbers on how many Obamacare applications were filed since the rollout are out. So far it tops four hundred sixty seven thousand.. For a rollout that went so badly that is far more than one would expect. This bodes well for Obamacare when the healthcare.gov website is fixed. The Republicans hyperventilation is likely to […]
Slate Pitch: Obama Is the Shrewdest Political Tactician Since LBJ | Mother Jones
President Obama is certainly one of the smartest politicians to inhabit the Whitehouse. After-all presidents have been trying to get a healthcare bill for decades. Each time, they were never able to get all affected parties triangulated to achieve success. President Obama did. This feet is likely even more difficult than civil rights given that […]
Obama May Have Played Us All And Won – That Is Leadership
Obama May Have Played Us All And Won – That Is Leadership Even the most ardent Obama supporter likely believed that the President backed himself into a corner with his “red line” comment. But as ABC News Chris Good stated, “President Obama’s ‘red line’ on Syria isn’t quite as straightforward as it’s been made out […]