success rests in the truth
by Scot Lehigh
There's no shortage of political
advice for Obama as the elections approach.
Go left, think big, and sharpen policy differences. Slide center-ward,
and make like Bill Clinton. Play the populist card. Reach out. Lash out.
And so on and so forth, each according to the commentator’s own
But here's an even simpler way for the president to regain his footing
in this season of voter discontent.
Explain yourself. Regularly. Repeatedly. Clearly. And forcefully.
A year is an epoch in American politics, two an eon, so it’s easy
to forget that Obama
took office among some of the most challenging circumstances in modern
He inherited two wars, one of necessity, one of choice; a teetering
an economy sliding deeper and deeper into recession; and a flood of red
A year and three quarters later, Obama can point to some important
Although Afghanistan drags along with uncertain prospects, our military
role in Iraq
is on the wane, our combat mission over in theory, if apparently not in
yourself. Regularly. Repeatedly. Clearly. And forcefully."
That's sounds a lot like, "Why don't you just list the damn facts?"
Sometimes the news reads like a month-old issue of bartcop.com
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