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Obama and Political Narrative

Jane Austen Weekly: Spare Me the Political Narrative

Susan Celia Greenfield | Posted 01.14.2013 | Books
Susan Celia Greenfield

Unlike the typical politician, Austen always signals the artificiality of her narratives. If only political narratives -- or all the pundits insisting we need them -- could be as honest. But what politician says, "enjoy the artificiality of my American success story?"

Obama's First Year: The Expectations Crisis

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

On January 20, 2009, Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. A year later, voter approval of the Obama Administration ...