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Held back

If you've been bothered by Barack Obama's presidency, but just couldn't put your finger on what was wrong, it can now be revealed: He's just too good for us and too darn smart to be president:

May I be frank?

It was bad enough that movie and TV producers have let themselves be shamed by the health nuts into keeping cigarettes out of their shows. Give 'em an inch, and they'll take -- well, half a foot, anyway:


Lot of people today commenting on Newt Gingrich's lukewarm, damning-with-faint-praise "endorsement" of Mitt Romney as he departed the presidential race:

Despite not endorsing Romney, Gingrich did make clear that his doubts during the primary campaign about Romney’s conservatism are dwarfed by his concerns about President Obama winning another term.

The light touch

From the president's speech in Afghanistan:

My fellow Americans, we have traveled through more than a decade under the dark cloud of war. Yet here, in the pre-dawn darkness of Afghanistan, we can see the light of a new day on the horizon.

And there's this:

Coming-out party

Is this supposed to be the flip side of "Obama's cool"?

But taking Mitt playfully by the shoulders, Ann Romney said Tuesday, "I still look at him as the boy that I met in high school when he was playing all the jokes and really just being crazy, pretty crazy. And so there's a wild and crazy man inside of there just waiting to come out!"

The right dilemma

This writer says there are five reasons conservatives should hope Mitt Romney loses the election. Reason No. 4:

The peacemaker

Power grab

Big hairy deal

Finally, someone with the courage to ask the bold question: "Lincoln had one. So did Uncle Sam. Why don't politicians today grow beards?"

Tax and spin