Molly Redden (with a helping hand from Jonathan Chait) ARGUES that dissatisfaction with President Obama among some liberals is not especially surprising:


Liberals are dumping Obama. Again. A story on Politico today declares that the left has “revoked Obama’s liberal card” for presiding over a (meager) push to use force against Bashar al Assad’s forces in Syria. And that, combined with a slew of previous disappointments—he never pushed for single-payer health care, he let the Glass-Steagall Act wither and die in favor of Dodd-Frank—this is the last straw. “I don’t think that anyone at this point would characterize the president ...

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Molly Redden (with a helping hand from Jonathan Chait) ARGUES that dissatisfaction with President Obama among some liberals is not especially surprising:

Liberals are dumping Obama. Again. A story on Politico today declares that the left has “revoked Obama’s liberal card” for presiding over a (meager) push to use force against Bashar al Assad’s forces in Syria. And that, combined with a slew of previous disappointments—he never pushed for single-payer health care, he let the Glass-Steagall Act wither and die in favor of Dodd-Frank—this is the last straw. “I don’t think that anyone at this point would characterize the president ...

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