Despite the shortcomings of the speech, Obama made the right policy decision. He deserves credit for that. It won’t go down well with the antiwar, pacifist left wing of his party. That’s not only his base. It’s his political home.
December 2, 2009
"Up to now, the president hadn’t done anything to upset any of the constituency groups of the Democratic party."
Now he has. Thank heavens for that.