The imminent passage of financial reform, just a couple months after the passage of comprehensive health care, should decisively end the narrative that President Obama represents a Jimmy Carter-style case of naïve hope crushed by the inability to master Washington.
Yet the mystery remains: Having moved swiftly toward achieving the very policy objectives he promised voters as a candidate, Obama is still widely perceived as flirting with a failed presidency.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Irony, Thy Name Is The Village
Politico's John Harris and Jim VandeHai sum up everything that's wrong with the Village in one easy article.