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23rd March
2009
written by Sean Noble

You know you are having a tough day if you are a Democrat President and the New York Times editorial pages hit you from three different angles on the same day. (Friedman, Dowd and the Editorial)

Politico does a recap of the hits on Obama from his friendliest newspaper, which leads one to think that not only is the honeymoon over (it has been for a few weeks) but the narrative of the “change” President is actually unraveling.

Obviously, one bad Sunday does not a Presidency undo, but the luster begins to fade with each successive hit from “friendly fire.” 

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5 Comments

  1. Emma
    23/03/2009

    Obama clearly let his rockstar status and all the attention from celebrities go to his head. Coasting on his charisma hasn’t worked out like he anticipated…

  2. Jill
    23/03/2009

    Best quote by Dowd, in my opinion: “It’s a time in America’s history where we need less smooth jazz and more martial brass.”

  3. SecretAdmirer
    23/03/2009

    Sean, I love you. You consistently have the best and quickest analysis of any blog I read. Keep up the great work.

    PS I love you.

  4. Sean Noble
    23/03/2009

    This sounds like reverse pyschology… because I’ve also been trashed as “not so Noble”…

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