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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.Read the rest of the post at:
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