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David Maraniss’ “Barack Obama: The Story” Pokes Worrisome Holes in President Obama’s Personal Narrative

David Maraniss’ “Barack Obama: The Story” Pokes Worrisome Holes in President Obama’s Personal Narrative

COMMENTARY:  The White House has a few reasons to be worried about David Maraniss’ new book, “Barack Obama: The Story,” and yes, Michelle Obama is one of those reasons, but that’s for a separate discussion. It seems odd, but not surprising from a publicity and sales perspective, that the book […]

by · May 3, 2012 · Commentary, President Obama
“Barack Obama: The Story” Explores His Internal Struggles About Race, Girlfriends Genevieve Cook and Alex McNear

“Barack Obama: The Story” Explores His Internal Struggles About Race, Girlfriends Genevieve Cook and Alex McNear

I’m sure Michelle Obama won’t be too pleased to hear that her husband’s former girlfriend has just popped on the radar. Do we really need to have this “extra stuff” befuddle the issues?  Vanity Fair excerpts Barack Obama: The Story by David Maraniss: “When Barack Obama met Genevieve Cook in 1983 at a […]

Washington Post Columnist David Maraniss Says Meteoric Rise of President Obama Due in Part to Luck

Washington Post:  “As with any successful politician, luck is often evident in the President Obama biography, and we are seeing it again this year. He began his presidency with so many seemingly intractable problems that the most trenchant assessment of his dilemma came from the satirical Onion headline “Black Man […]

by · March 11, 2012 · President Obama
Is It Time to Bring Back Bill Clinton to Rail Against Egomaniac Newt Gingrich?

Is It Time to Bring Back Bill Clinton to Rail Against Egomaniac Newt Gingrich?

Washington Post columnist David Maraniss seems to think the Democrats need to bring back Bill Clinton to rail against egomaniac Newt Gingrich. The Drudge Report is running with David Maraniss’ column, as well as an article saying ‘Conservatives should not be surprised by scandals that lie ahead’ and R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.’s […]

by · January 25, 2012 · President Obama