The problem for Republicans after Tuesday’s election is that Americans are opposed to Big Government, but only at a high level of abstraction. Translating that general sentiment into specific program cuts that are popular, or even tolerated, is the hard part.
How hubris – in various shapes and forms – played a role in America’s decision to go to war in Iraq.
President Obama has struggled to show he’s engaged and concerned during the BP oil spill. But as the disaster wears on, showing emotion and tapping his inner writer could help Obama's standing.