All of his supporters understand that it would be self-defeating to weaken Obama and heighten the risk of another step backward.
President Obama is certainly trying to curb the military's expenditures—how could he not?
“Clearly Obama will have to say something about immigration policy,” says Selee.
But maybe, says Michael Tomasky, Obama is seeking a different kind of victory.
Obama has got to provide a compelling overview for what he is trying to do throughout this explosive region of the world.
Ryan accused Obama of trying to “dodge and demagogue” the debt problem he created.
Douglas Schoen and Jessica Tarlov on how Romney and Obama should handle the topic.
But a second, more pragmatic Obama has also been on display, more Henry Kissinger-realist than McGovernik-romantic.
But for all my slings and arrows, I know for a fact that Donilon—more than any other Obama official—did good for our country.
Of course Obama did get one concession: no second debt-ceiling vote until 2013.