Andrew Sprung is not only a careful, methodical analyst of the Affordable Care Act and its discontents, but a careful analyst of President Obama's rhetoric and style. - gwc
In which Obama rhetorically contains the Islamic State | xpostfactoid: "Obama doesn't boil down to sound bytes, and doesn't always execute well. I suspect that his tendency to avoid conflict, whether with the Republicans or, say, Hamid Karzai, has often served both him and the nation ill. But the overall case he makes for the extent to which he's restored the country's economy and therefore its leverage abroad is powerful. as is his framework for conceiving America's place in the world."
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