President Obama Plays the Race Card

Why has President Obama’s popularity declined so much? He thinks part of the problem is that he is an African American. At least, he claims to think that. From the New Yorker: Obama’s election was one of the great markers in the black freedom struggle. In the electoral realm, ironically, the country may be more racially divided than it has been in a generation. Obama lost among white voters in 2012 by a margin greater than any victor in American history. The popular opposition to the Administration Read more […]

Another Obamacare Success Revealed As “Urban Legend”

ProPublica reveals “How the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza Became a Mistaken Poster Boy for Obamacare.” Charles Ornstein writes, Last week, Ryan Lizza, a Washington correspondent with the New Yorker, did what I and many other journalists have done in the past three weeks: He attempted to sign up for an account on healthcare.gov, the federal government’s health insurance marketplace site. And like me, at least, he initially thought he had succeeded. What follows is an instructive lesson in the Read more […]