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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Latest POLITICO Piece – Obama and ‘Change’

Please check out my latest piece for POLITICO. It observes how Obama’s resort to partisanship strips him of his most potent political weapon – that he was someone who actually represented change. Now, that’s all gone, and blaming Republicans for not playing nice won’t help since everyone it was assumed they would oppose him.  Obama was not elected to try to change Washington. He was elected because he claimed only he could – and would – do it.