A beleaguered president seeks re-election. His challenger, a candidate with Massachusetts roots and a presidential demeanor straight out of central casting, has to fight through a primary contest fending off charges of flip-flopping. In the end, the challenger’s strength also proves his vulnerability. Election 2012 is looking a lot like the presidential race of 2004.
The similarities are starting to get uncanny.
Senator Coons is co-sponsoring legislation that will effectively ban the designer drug “bath salts”. And no, these bath salts are not the stuff you get at Bed, Bath and Beyond. Coons will be sponsoring an Amendment to an Appropriations Bill seeking to cripple producers and users of the drug and a stand alone bill that would add the designer drug to the federal controlled substances list.
I am embarrassed as an American that our politics are paid attention to by world leaders.
Andrew Sullivan on Obama’s foreign policy success:
“To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within six months: if Obama were a Republican, he’d be on Mount Rushmore by now.”