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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Losing Maureen

Obie has lost Maureen Dowd and, by extension, her corporate masters.
President Obama’s favorite word is “unprecedented,” as Carol Lee of Politico pointed out. Yet he often seems mired in the past as well, letting his hallmark legislation get loaded up with old-school bribes and pork; surrounding himself with Clintonites; continuing the Bushies’ penchant for secrecy and expansive executive privilege; doubling down in Afghanistan while acting as though he’s getting out; and failing to capitalize on snazzy new technology while agencies thumb through printouts and continue their old turf battles.
She concludes:
Heck of a job, Barry.
Read it here.

Of course Dowdy has to get in a swipe at Bush and Cheney, which prompts Ann Althouse to write, parenthetically:
I miss Bush jokes! (I miss Bush.)
So do I, Ann..., so do I.

Read it here.