Posts Tagged ‘Rick Snyder’

More of This, Please

For what seems to be the first time, President Obama put on his oft-mentioned but rarely seen “comfortable shoes” to support union rights at a speech in Michigan today.¬† It was Obama at his best; serious but funny, calm but pointed.¬† And not a moment too soon: last week the lame duck Republican legislature pushed [...]

Miss Un-congeniality

It’s a phenomenon that began as soon as George W. Bush was safely installed in office; all that hogwash about “compassionate” conservatism and “humble” foreign policy went right out the window, to be replaced with Bush’s natural “sore winner” pose. ¬†Policies appeared to be designed not for their efficacy, but for their offensiveness to key [...]