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Month: June 2014

Real Clear Politics: Who Says Obama Can’t Lead?

If you think Obama isn’t able to lead on immigration, after what he has done on climate and minimum wage, you haven’t been paying attention.

The Week: Iraq Was Not a Threat to the U.S. in 2003. Now It Is.

No, Obama’s military response to ISIS is not the same as George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq.

Real Clear Politics: Schweitzer’s Bizarre Strategy for Challenging Hillary Clinton

Brian Schweitzer’s introduction to primary voters as the guy who thinks Obama’s biggest legacy is a fundamentally rotten sellout to special interests at best appeals to one-fifth of the primary electorate.

Real Clear Politics: Obama Puts the Planet Before Midterm Politics

Any campaign consultant determined to help Democrats hold on to the Senate would advise: Stay the hell away from global warming. Barack Obama is a president, not a political consultant.

MSNBC’s Up: Debating Snowden’s Lawyer

In today’s edition, I debate Snowden’s ACLU lawyer Ben Wizner.