Maureen Dowd: His own party adds to Obama’s woes
Maureen Dowd, New York Times
Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am
President Barack Obama won big. So why did the moment feel so small?
At his victory scold in the State Dining Room on Thursday, the president who yearned to be transformational stood beneath an oil portrait of Abraham Lincoln and demanded — a farm bill. He also couldn’t resist taking a holier-than-thou tone toward his tail-between-their-legs Tea Party foes. He assumed his favorite role of the shining knight hectoring the benighted: Sir Lecturealot.
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