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Withering: Krauthammer, Noonan Demolish Obama Policies

JamesB. Wrote: Apr 01, 2012 1:44 PM
in this country, the way to get rid of someone you perceive as statist is to vote them out. So have at it. Romney's not a statist in your mind? Look at most of his old positions (RomneyCare, etc.) and some of his new ones. No matter which Romney you look at, the man with his old positions or the man with his new positions, you could make a case for statism. He's your candidate. Enjoy.

Two must-read pieces to start your weekend off right.  The first comes from Peggy Noonan, whom Allahpundit correctly identifies as one of 2008's misguided "Obamacons" (conservatives who were taken in by the Democrat's pragmatism charade).  Noonan has grown increasingly critical of Obama's performance in office, but the tone of her latest column suggests she may have reached a tipping point.  Her distaste has become personal, if not visceral.  A sampling:
 

What is happening is that the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer, as an operator who's not operating in good...