September 10, 2013
JOSH BOAK: Why The Bully Pulpit Can’t Save Obama On Syria. “Obama’s past speeches have been less than persuasive. The Fiscal Times examined three of his most prominent addresses: his 2009 remarks to Congress about health care, his 2011 speech about the economy, and his meditation last year after the Newtown shootings. As compelling as Obama can be from the stump, his presidential speeches have seldom had a lasting impact on public opinion.”
The only really effective speech he’s given is the one he gave in 2004. And that speech was fundamentally a lie.