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You can't always get what you want

Postby brubaie » Thu Sep 08, 2011 3:24 pm

The title of this thread is an illusion to the Rolling Stones' song by the same title. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Rcg8vvFKVY

In response to the common call from Democrats for Obama to be more combative, Senior Editor of The New Republic Jonathan Chait offers a reminder:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/04/magaz ... obama.html
Liberal critics of Obama, just like conservative critics of Republican presidents, generally want both maximal partisan conflict and maximal legislative achievement. In the real world, those two things are often at odds. Hence the allure of magical thinking.
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