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Denounce! Renounce! Etc.

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On June 23, 2009
In trying to break down the “Obama Should Denounce!” crowd into some subsets, I came up with the following five groups: Obama is being quiet because he thinks that US intervention would cause the situation in Iran to deteriorate; he’s wrong about that. Obama is being quiet because he thinks that the US can still […]

Obama’s Notre Dame Speech

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On May 18, 2009

I was impressed and was thinking about writing about it, and I may do so at some point, but not today. Some recommended thoughtful commentary: Hugo Schwyzer sees Isiah Berlin and likes it. Russell Arb

OK, I’m officially disappointed in my President. It was bad enough that he failed to decisively end Bush’s extraordinary rendition program (claiming he’ll only make sure it’s no longer abused); and that he blocked prosecutions for top-level officials who authorized torture. Now, Obama has decided to block the release photos depicting US troops engaging in […]

Take it to the Bank!!!!

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On January 20, 2009

Given the near certainty that Barack Obama will announce the complete communization of the United States in his inaugural address, it would be irresponsible not to spend all morning at Circuit City bu

Making Me *BLARF*

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On December 18, 2008

What Adam and Matt and Digby and everyone else said. The presence of Rick Warren is inexcusable; the guy is more dangerous than James Dobson, and at least six times as annoying. Share

Moneyball Campaigning

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On November 15, 2008

I think Ezra gets this right. Obama’s primary campaign, in particular, was clearheaded, methodical and rational, focusing on delegates rather than “media cycles” and other mystical n

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