Category Archives: President Obama

The Lonely Answer: Syria is for Realists

By Ken Feltman I didn’t set a red line, the world set a red line. -President Barack Obama    Yes, President Obama once again decided to vote “present” instead of making a decision. This is but the latest in a … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Constitutional law, Controversial, Geopolitical, Ken Feltman, Middle East, Politics, President Obama, Syria, War powers, White House | Tagged , , , , ,

Should the GOP break the anti-tax pledge?

By Ken Feltman   Writing about people I know is never easy and, in effect, that is what Politico is asking when they ask me to write about whether Republicans should break their anti-tax pledge. Grover Norquist has had an enormous impact … Continue reading

Posted in Balanced Budget amendment, Congress, Elections, Federal budget, Finance, Ken Feltman at Politico, National debt, Organized labor, Political parties, Politics, President Obama | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Candy Tries to Help Her Hero

By Mark Rhoads A debate moderator who cannot hide her personal bias deserves to be called out publicly. Candy Crowley of CNN did not even try to appear to be neutral or objective. But her low point was when she interrupted Mitt Romney to … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Elections, Mark Rhoads, Mitt Romney, Politics, President Obama | Tagged , , ,

The tea parties in our political future

By Ken Feltman President Obama’s comment in 2008 about small-town voters clinging to their guns and religion became a flash point for many everyday Americans. Remember Joe the Plumber? Rank-and-file Americans understood that Obama did not respect them or their … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Ken Feltman at Politico, Mitt Romney, Politics, President Obama, Washington

Obama’s audacious strategy: Desperation or deliberation?

By Ken Feltman When a candidate attempts to reprise a past campaign or its slogan, the message almost always stresses “continuation.” The candidate asks for more time to complete unfinished work. President Obama’s case for continuation started by saying that … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Elections, Ken Feltman at Politico, Mitt Romney, Politics, President Obama | Tagged , , , , ,