The Forty-Fourth Chief Executive

Today on Uncommon Knowledge, Michael Barone, American Enterprise Institute fellow, author, and senior political correspondent for The Washington Examiner critiques President Obama’s intellect, temperament, and policies.

“That’s his political world, Chicago… Republicans, they’re not part of the conversation. There’s no need to engage their ideas because they just really don’t count for anything. And, the attitude of Chicago democrats to the private sector has always been that look, there’s lots of big businesses in Chicago and they will always have to – you can put any amount of burden on them and they will always pay up. And, they won’t leave and we can milk them for as much as we want. That’s what a private sector is for.”

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Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he writes about business and politics, edits Hoover’s quarterly journal, the Hoover Digest, and hosts Hoover’s vidcast program, ...

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