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Obama's Perfect Storm

Jonah K. Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 2:58 PM
In short, this makes the Mexican Fast and Furious fiasco appear as benign as a video game compared to the Middle Eastern version.
Barack Obama faces not one but two perfect storms. He may actually be grateful for the meteorological one if it predictably helps obscure the political one at least for the next week.

Hurricane Sandy is, of course, a disaster no one would welcome. Untold numbers of Americans are having their lives endangered, or at least severely disrupted, and the potential economic harm is unimaginable at this point.

The president could nonetheless see a silver lining in this horrific "weather event." For one thing, he gets to posture as the leader of the nation in a terrible time of testing, the...