White House advisers were cohesive and less inclined than their predecessors to push back against the president’s wishes. They also were less likely to consult in advance with others, including congressional leaders and foreign allies.
Many on the left forget that not everything in the Middle East is about the United States.
Berny Belvedere"Too much of leftist analysis errs on the side of anti-imperialist critique with insufficient attention to what Iran has actually been doing for years—at tremendous human cost to Syrians and other civilian populations in the region."
Presidential aspirants must draw sharp contrasts with their rivals to succeed. How is it that some candidates are unaware of this?
Berny BelvedereAfter doing a deep-dive into Twitter analytics, I have decided to publish my new article at 7:30 p.m. on a Friday night. My research tells me this is the time when *everyone* is online and willing af to read political takes.
Berny Belvedere@brad_polumbo "There are candidates who take strong positions, who align themselves with a recognizable lane, and there are candidates who remain amorphous, unclear in their overall stances."