But you are paralyzed. And it’s all the Republicans’ fault, too.
I mean it’s not like it could ever be President Obama HIMSELF who refuses to budge when it comes to matters of the “fiscal cliff” kind. Could it?
What we’ve got here people, the Spiegel tells us, is not just a failure to communicate (and guess who’s Strother Martin here):
We are, in short, witnessing a superpower losing its way in a maze of details, propelled forward by grandstanding politicians (who aren’t the President) hewing slavishly to ideology.