He went to Massachusetts to campaign against Scott Brown; Brown is now a senator. He went to New Jersey to campaign against Chris Christie, who’s now governor. He went to Virginia to campaign against Bob McDonnell, who’s now governor. He campaigned for the health-care plan extensively, it became less popular. He campaigned in 2010 for the Democrats, they were shellacked. He began, in a sense, his presidency flying to Copenhagen to get Chicago the Olympics; Chicago was the first city eliminated. There is no evidence that the man has the rhetorical powers that he is relying on.
Monday, September 19, 2011
Obama the Bore
"Obama the Bore" is (or should be) the new meme, and I suspect it will soon be received wisdom across the country, largely because it's so true. Here's George Will with the inside-the-beltway verdict: