November 16, 2010

TIMOTHY DALRYMPLE: The Wages Of Spin: How Obama Lost America. “The Obama camp ran their campaign in such a way that they won the election by dooming the presidency. Of course there is nothing new in politicians promising more than they can deliver. But Obama committed this political sin on such a gargantuan scale that it ought to be named after him. . . . Obama’s actions in the Presidency have not matched the costume he wore in the campaign. Americans will not trust him, will not believe him, will not be persuaded by him, until they believe he’s no longer performing. Obama doesn’t need more theatrics. He needs to show America he’s not an actor.”