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A few thoughts on Barack Obama

Last night President Barack Obama reminded the nation why he is one of the most consequential leaders the country has ever had. His speech spoke of the promise of America, unlike that of Donald Trump, who spoke of its decline. An appreciation of a great human being.

Brilliantly Chosen: With Court Pick, Obama Puts GOP Efforts to Delegitimize His Presidency Front and Center

The liberal blog bubble is down that the President nominated a pragmatist to the Supreme Court. It won't "excite liberals" for the election, they say. The truth is just the opposite: it's GOP attacks on the president's legitimacy that will excite liberals, Democrats and independents, not the ideological stridency of the nominee. In fact, an ideologue pick could have taken a turnout weapon out of our hands.