Obama Without Tears

November 2010
Nation;11/29/2010, Vol. 291 Issue 22, p6
In this article the author comments on the presidency of U.S. president Barack Obama following the 2010 midterm elections in which his Democratic Party suffered significant defeats. In the opinion of the author Obama needs to assert his capacity to govern and should have a stronger hold on the power he possesses. A number of other issues are examined including Obama's relative inexperience, the nature of his inner circle of advisers, and Republican Party strategies that have demonized him as a leftist.


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