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WRM on Our "Incredible Shrinking President"
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  • johngbarker

    Seldom in the history of the Presidency has so much eloquence been spent to purchase such little effect.

    • Andrew Allison

      Seldom?

    • Corlyss

      Oh, I don’t know. Seems to me he’s, set us firmly on the course of purposeful programmed decline to serve the BS “social justice” goals he learned at the knees of his grandparents and that socialist he attached himself to.

  • Curious Mayhem

    Really, is it any surprise? A massively overrated narcissist, and the most extreme case of affirmative action ever, promoted by plutocrats.

  • Angel Martin

    “…Obama still may have a chance to regain control of both the domestic and international agendas, but to do that he’s going to have to change his approach. ”

    i’m amazed that Professor Mead still thinks that obama has any chance of turning this around.

    this guy has no prior history of ever overcoming adversity, and no indication that he has been able to make a major change in direction in his life and turn around a losing situation.

    Hell, during the 2008 campaign he complained that he was learning to function on 6 hours sleep !

    what a joke !

    anyone that has been in the army, ran a small business, had a job that was going badly, worked and went to school at the same time, had a multi hour commute, juggled childcare and work, worked two jobs… etc has had to deal with not enough sleep

    obama floated thru life until he ran for president, missing all these sorts of stressors. what he thinks as a terrible burden of high office is the normal situation for most people, and they don’t get waited on hand and foot by a taxpayer paid staff of hundreds.

    instead of fantasies of an obama turnaround, what public intellectuals like Professor Mead need to be thinking about is – another 30 months of this guy doing the same thing, how do we minimize the damage?

    • Why123456789

      “this guy has no prior history of ever overcoming adversity, and no indication that he has been able to make a major change in direction in his life and turn around a losing situation.”

      He grew up black without his dad in the 70s-80s, went to Harvard, married a successful woman and supported a family. But that’s probably not a popular post on Redstate.com

      • Corlyss

        Where is the adversity in that capsule?

  • Corlyss

    Obama is NOT abandoning his policy mischief. He will continue wreak havoc on American society and prosperity thru executive action. He is singularly inept at The Art of political compromise and exhibits a unique contempt for Congress, even when law dictates the latter’s participation. He don’t need no stinkin’ Congress!

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