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Entries by Craig Crawford from 06/2010

No Oscar for This Oval

| Posted 06.16.2010 | Politics

Obama seems to view the presidency as all about big ideas that should not be cluttered by management issues like cleaning up an oil spill -- until political pressure forces him into the weeds.

The Trouble With Firing McChrystal

| Posted 06.24.2010 | Politics

This episode threatens to prolong this pointless war unless Petraeus unequivocally sticks to the departure plan. Already, in remarks to reporters, I am hearing wiggle room.

Kagan on Kagan

| Posted 06.26.2010 | Politics

In 1995, Elena Kagan wrote a paper blasting "vapid and hollow" Supreme Court nomination hearings. In this DC Decoder video for we present...

Our War President

| Posted 06.30.2010 | Politics

Barack Obama beat Hillary Clinton as an anti-war candidate. But it was a lie that his supporters chose to ignore. Obama played his base for the fool, winning the Democratic Party nomination in 2008 by perpetuating a fraud.