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A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Apr 10th, 2014 at 09:43:49 AM EST
It is much more likely that a POTUS that relished power politics would have seized the opportunity to secure both of his possible turns in January of 2009 by using his power to rein in Wall Street decisively. Had Wall Street read Obama as being such a person they would likely not have supported him in 2008.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Apr 10th, 2014 at 05:48:41 PM EST
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