While the U.S. has struggled to address all of these elements, the most vexing has proven to be the political process.
Curiously for such a liberal politician, gun control has always proven a vexing political issue for Barack Obama.
If Paul Ryan visits communities to try to solve some of the most vexing problems facing our nation, will the media cover it?
For liberals, the question of how to square this circle is a vexing one.
The results are vexing, and increasingly dangerous as Moscow builds threats on the foundation of its own propaganda.
There was in her eyes, however, an unquiet sadness; she had abstracted moments when her mind seemed fixed on some vexing problem.
Do not be afraid of vexing me: do say what is in your mind,' said the old lady.
But how many such tricksy ways, pretty or vexing, she was to show some of us in the years to come did not yet appear.
The vexing thing about it is, that it does not mind being blamed.
They had much to tell, and when Stafford slept that night there came to him no vexing or distempered dreams.