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June 04, 2012


What's Wrong with Obama?

Maureen Dowd: "The president who started off with such dazzle now seems incapable of stimulating either the economy or the voters... Once glowing, his press is now burning... The legendary speaker who drew campaign crowds in the tens of thousands and inspired a dispirited nation ended up nonchalantly delegating to a pork-happy Congress, disdaining the bully pulpit, neglecting to do any L.B.J.-style grunt work with Congress and the American public, and ceding control of his narrative."

"The president had lofty dreams of playing the great convener and conciliator. But at a fund-raiser in Minneapolis, he admitted he's just another combatant in a capital full of Hatfields and McCoys. No compromises, just nihilism."












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