In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Obama Starts Being President

Check out my latest column for POLITICO, which appeared this afternoon. It’s called “President Obama Starts Acting Like a President, giving him credit for suddenly taking the Gulf oil spill pretty darn seriously. Hope you enjoy.