In Non-Shocking News, Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Has Encountered Still More Trouble

I will freely admit that despite all that has happened to her, Hillary Clinton remains in an enviable position relative to many of her rivals. I will also freely admit that the Clintons are remarkably good at surviving scandals that would destroy lesser politicians, so no matter how bad the news gets for them, their …

The Fall of the Obama Administration

How far we have come from the hero worship that characterized the 2008 presidential campaign:A majority of Americans and even many Democrats consider President Obama's tenure to be a "failure," according to a new poll from the Washington Post and ABC News.The poll shows Americans say 52-42 that Obama has been more of a failure …

The Public Catches On (Hillary Clinton Edition)

Hillary Clinton hasn't any major substantive accomplishments to her name, and the people who will cast a judgment on any presidential candidacy of hers have taken note:A majority of voters are unimpressed with Hillary Clinton’s performance as secretary of State, according to a new POLITICO poll.Just 14 percent described her time at State — she …

Barack Obama and the No Good, Horrible, Very Bad Year

Generally, it is not awesome when presidents are compared to Richard Nixon: President Barack Obama is ending his fifth year in office with the lowest approval ratings at this point in the presidency since President Richard Nixon, according to a new Washington Post/ABC poll released Tuesday. Obama's approval rating in the poll stands at 43%. By …