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Obama Optimism

Excuse me, Mr. President?

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics
Eric Yaverbaum

As I sit watching your televised speech about Iraq, I'm just puzzled by who you really are. I voted for you because I believed in your message -- and so did many more people than me.

President Obama, Take a Lesson From Capra

Matthew Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Dowd

The president should take a hint from the Christmas movie classic and behave a little more like the guardian angel Clarence. Instead of communicating our errors, he'd be better off showing the world all the good America has done.

Optimism Drives Americans Toward the Horizon

Frank Cooper III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Frank Cooper III

Americans remain an optimistic lot. Across all ages, races, sex, location and economic background, Americans are expressing a sense that their individual and collective action can and will move the world forward in a positive way.

Cockeyed Optimists or Self-Fulfilling Prophets?

Jodie Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jodie Allen

Are average Americans prescient predictors of the state of the economy? Incurable believers in a better tomorrow? Or carriers in an epidemic of Obama Optimism?

A Tale of Two Speeches

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

2/25/09 A Tale of Two Speeches By Mary Lyon Feels like it's still the best of times and the worst of times. If the night of President Obama's first ...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp Optimistic As Clinton Camp Attacks | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama's presidential campaigns struck highly different chords the day following Obama's 17-point victory in the Wiscon...