Monthly Archives: December 2010

Audience of one

by Ken Feltman Everybody loves me, baby, what’s the matter with you? – Don McLean Sometimes, it’s an audience of one. Forget the fawning crowds. Just one person matters – standing apart, not committing, not aloof, just not part of … Continue reading

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Obama’s “charm offensive”

Will the GOP House begin with a blizzard of subpoenas of Obama administration officials and records? I doubt it. Republicans know that voters want action on their concerns, not Republicans playing get-even games. The key is Darrell Issa, incoming chairman … Continue reading

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A Democratic primary challenger to Obama?

No one can realistically expect to defeat Obama in the Democratic primaries. That does not mean that no one will try. Recent history shows that challengers to incumbent presidents can wound a president and make it easier for the other … Continue reading

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Do Obama’s liberal critics have legitimate gripes?

President Obama has to be pleased that the left-wing of the Democratic party attacked his deal with the Republicans. Obama wants to be the reasonable man in the middle, surrounded by idealogues and extremists on all sides. He may have understood … Continue reading

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The Republican nomination

The Republicans have a stronger candidate bench than in years. That bench does not include the most talked-about presidential candidates, who are a bit shopworn. Newt Gingrich will run. Mike Huckabee wants to run. Sarah Palin is less likely to … Continue reading

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