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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Bullseye! Ruth Marcus in Washington Post: The president is often strangely absent from the most important debates:"Obama's 'Where's Waldo?' presidency

Spot-on analysis and anecdotes from the talented Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post -and Mona Charen's childhood friend- which is why she's getting so much flack from the very indignant Mainstream Media for telling the truth about 44.
Sometimes, it is what it is. Period.

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The Washington Post
Obama's 'Where's Waldo?' presidency

By Ruth Marcus
Wednesday, March 2, 2011; 12:00 AM

For a man who won office talking about change we can believe in, Barack Obama can be a strangely passive president. There are a startling number of occasions in which the president has been missing in action - unwilling, reluctant or late to weigh in on the issue of the moment. He is, too often, more reactive than inspirational, more cautious than forceful.

Each of these instances can be explained on its own terms, as matters of legislative strategy, geopolitical calculation or political prudence.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/03/01/AR2011030105489.html?hpid=opinionsbox1

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