The war in Afghanistan faces growing resistance in Congress as Obama decides how many troops to bring home. Obama said the U.S. had completed a “big chunk” of its mission in the country. Secretary of Defense Gates said U.S. forces are on track to deliver a decisive blow to the Taliban.
HHS gave itself the power to issue Obamacare waivers, even though this wasn’t in the original law. The ostensibly objective Congressional Budget Office has hired an Obamacare advocate to aid in analyzing the law’s budgetary effects.
And Obama did himself no favors by bringing up the touchy subject of Lebron James during an interview with a Cleveland TV news station.