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Jonah Goldberg: Obama’s failed his words – latimes.com

Posted By Jacob Laksin On December 23, 2009 @ 12:11 pm In Uncategorized | No Comments

On his own terms, President Obama is a failure.

During the presidential campaign, he fought hammer and tongs with Hillary Rodham Clinton on the best way to govern. Clinton, casting herself as a battle-scarred political veteran, argued that diligence, dedicated detail work and working the system were essential for success.

Obama, donning the mantle of a redeemer descending from divine heights, argued that his soaring rhetoric was more than “just words” but a way out of the poisonous, partisan gridlock of yesteryear. Early on in New Hampshire, he proclaimed that his “rival in this race is not other candidates. It’s cynicism.”

via Obama’s failed his words — latimes.com [1].

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