Tag Archives: Obama

Obama is doing what he does: the grubby political stuff

by Ken Feltman Pundits of all sizes, shapes and pre-conceived opinions are shifting into high gear to analyze President Obama and his handling of the Syrian chemical weapons mess. Prevailing world punditry holds that President Putin of Russia out-foxed Obama. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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With friends like these …

By Ken Feltman Often, the best insight into a political figure’s weaknesses comes from his close supporters. The anxiety expressed by supporters of Mitt Romney reveals a weakness that Romney’s performance reinforces: Romney is slow to respond to questions, especially … Continue reading

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