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But Wait, There’s More!

I know how just about everyone loves recaps of State of the Union addresses, so once again this year I thought I’d offer a few points about it, in no particular order: Where last year the recurring theme of the President’s address was his intention to circumvent a (depending who you ask) regrettably gridlocked Congress through […]

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The Coolness Is Fading

There was just something about “Hope and Change” that drove my generation wild. So too it’s bedfellow “Yes We Can!”. But it wasn’t so much the rhetoric that got the youth vote so fired up, as much as it was the man who was delivering it. It didn’t hurt that Barack Obama was a younger […]

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Loose Lips Sink Ships

By now, media saturation has cast far and wide President Obama’s oft-repeated, now oft-maligned promise that “if you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance. Period.” As innocuous as it was then, it today ranks as a line that a President gets remembered by. Kennedy with his “Ask not what your country can do […]

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The Buck Stops Nowhere

During his 1953 farewell address to the nation, President Truman stated, in reference to his oft-quoted aphorism “the buck stops here,” that “the President–whoever he is–has to decide. He can’t pass the buck to anybody. No one else can do the deciding for him. That’s his job.” The natural corollary to this is that the […]

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Paging Dr. Freud-ian Slip

Now that– you know, having said that– given that I’ve been burned already with– a website— well, more importantly, the American people have been burned by– a website that has been dysfunctional… –President Obama During an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Chuck Todd, in discussing the myriad difficulties surrounding the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, […]

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