In the seventh year of his presidency, Barack Obama is being forced to defend himself against the unusual charge that he's not progressive -- or at least not progressive enough. Forget that in the past critics have called him a socialist.
President Obama likes to say that his is "the most transparent administration" ever. But members of the environmental community and biofuel industry -- some of his most ardent supporters in the past -- might beg to differ.
The Daily Caller, a conservative web publication, devoted much space in recent years to attacks on critics of America's for-profit colleges, echoing claims made by for-profit college owners at a time when that controversial industry has been seeking to avoid accountability.
As Ms. O'Donnell's former staff members reported, she used tens of thousands of dollars from her campaign to finance her personal life. She also claimed other personal expenses, such as meals, gas and even a bowling outing, were campaign related.