presidency

Politics is not here to please you

If the first step towards political recovery is admitting we have a problem, surely the second step is admitting what the problem actually is.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 3, 2013
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Obama’s second term is upending what we think we know about Washington

The Obama administration is running one of the most consequential political experiments in history. The early results will unnerve many who think they know how Washington works.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 19, 2013
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The president runs foreign policy because Congress lets him

The president's can only go to war unilaterally because Congress declines to get involved.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 19, 2012
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