#85 Affirmative Brussels Speech

On April 2, 2014

For the last several months, I have watched as Republicans and pundits alike talk incessantly about how President Obama is so “unpopular.” Almost from day one, the Republicans have worked to make it so. Driving the President’s “approval ratings” to a level (currently 43% per Gallop) that approaches President Reagan’s ratings nadir (35%) is perhaps their singular accomplishment over the last five years. It’s hard to point to much else.

#84 Obama Channels Reagan

On January 31, 2014

After President Obama’s State of the Union address, I’m feeling pretty good.

Contrary to my past entreaties to read important speeches instead of just listening to them, I urge you to listen to this one, if you haven’t already.