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Romney didn’t lose it. Obama won it. Agree?

Jonathan Tobin writes in Commentary today: The bottom line is that Barack Obama won the 2012 election far more than the Republicans lost it. Obama may be a remarkably unsuccessful president (he’s the first to win re-election by a smaller … Continue reading

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Obama”s appropriate Arizona mourning: “Make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way that wounds.”

President Obama’s speech at the Arizona memorial service struck the right tone, honored the victims beautifully, and avoided political shots.  Here’s the entire text. The strongest section: When a tragedy like this strikes, it is part of our nature to … Continue reading

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President Obama is not a dog. But he may need a friend

President Obama said in a political speech yesterday that his opponents talk about him as if he were a dog.  Well, I want to state here that I do not think the President should be treated like a dog. However, … Continue reading

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Five of the most interesting stories for Sept. 1: The lackluster Obama speech, amazing Federer shot, Murkowski concession, and more

1. Obama lavishes praise on Bush (well, not really): The president’s commendation of Bush was something like telling your buddy that his new girlfriend has a “nice personality.” Mike Gerson wrote in the Washington Post: Obama’s mention of Bush was … Continue reading

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