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Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

Oh, Thank Goodness! Another Crisis!



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It was the first major quote of the Obama presidency, uttered just days after he won by the man who would become his first chief of staff, and it is the defining mantra of this presidency: “You don’t ever want a crisis to go to waste.”

Someday we’ll have a president more interested in preventing crises than winning them.


Tags: Barack Obama , Rahm Emanuel


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