Category Archives: Peter Feltman

A tale of two uninspiring speeches

What President Obama offered the country on the final night of the Democratic convention was reminiscent of what Warren G. Harding offered almost a century ago: A return to normalcy after a long period of emergency. Ezra Klein, the Washington … Continue reading

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Why Legends Lose

By Peter E. Feltman An excellent way to understand why voters sent Senator Richard Lugar (R-Indiana) packing by a 20-point margin after 36 years in office is to read his own news releases. A review of these makes clear that … Continue reading

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Politics is plumbing

By Peter E. Feltman As the United States withdraws from Afghanistan and Iraq, what can we hope for? Plenty! But plenty of what? Perhaps we should forget the earlier exhortations about liberty, constitutions and nation building and concentrate on a … Continue reading

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