Choosing not to make deals in some areas is wise.
The president is out of ideas, offering only partisan confrontation.
A party as radical as Obama can't win in 2016
Some got jewels and others a lump of coal.
A lot of politicians did a lot of silly things this year.
The president's aversion to honesty has ruined his presidency
The hoped-for healer has become the great divider.
Politicians seem to make things worse.
The president constantly seeks to avoid blame and rebuff demands for policy correction.
Republicans will need to pick up the pieces of the president's foreign policy wreckage.