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Obama the Bargainer
Weekly Standard, by Jay Cost

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/5/2013 5:36:18 AM

The recent inaugural festivities would have seemed more than a little strange to the Framers of the Constitution, had they been on hand to see the show. (Snip)Thus, with the festivities finished and the glow of the inauguration fading, it is fair to ask: Just how powerful will President Obama be in his second term? In other words, how successful will he be at persuading the diverse agents of our government to do what he wants them to do? If the lessons of his first term guide our expectations for the second, then the most likely answer is:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: privateer, 2/5/2013 7:13:29 AM     (No. 9159146)

Great article! But I disagree with his conclusion that Gluteus Maximus doesn´t understand the nature of the modern presidency. He doesn´t CARE about the nature or it. He doesn´t think of himself as a freely-elected servant of the people. He is a king, no, an emperor! since I am sure his psychotic delusions extend beyond our borders, probably to a world-wide caliphate. He is power-mad, drunk with power and utterly ruthless, selfish and vicious in its application. Either America ends badly or he does.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/5/2013 8:37:06 AM     (No. 9159292)

One hopes that His Dangerously Highness will become so extreme, so nasty, so delusional that his followers will take a moment to re-think their twisted collectivist worldview.

Just kidding.

We´re skrooood.



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