Barack Obama’s political genius is his ability to say things that sound good to people who have not followed the issues in any detail — regardless of how obviously fraudulent what he says is to those who have. Shameless effrontery can be a huge political asset, especially if uninformed voters outnumber those who are informed.
President Obama’s big pitch in his Monday-night televised talk was that what is needed to deal with the national-debt crisis is a “balanced” approach — not just spending cuts, but revenue increases as well.
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