January 31, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 41

Obama demagogues immigration policy

President Obama is a uniquely gifted demagogue. An orator of unparalleled skill supported by a gushing media, Obama has yet to present a major policy proposal geared toward solving specific problems. But he has won elections. And he has done so by implying — over and over and over again — that his opponents are morally deficient.

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It is truly astonishing just how thin President Barack Obama’s playbook is. Since his re-election, Obama has boiled down that playbook to one play, which he runs with the regularity of a team quarterbacked by Mark Sanchez. It usually involves children. It alw...

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