The Corner

Advice for the Democrats

My Bloomberg topic today is a memo from a Democratic strategist on how to spin the Obamacare fiasco, which I completely made up.

[T]he critics saying that the president has to show he’s mad? Ignore them. Who thinks the American people want a leader who will express impotent rage at the failures of his own administration? Also, let’s maybe not have the president say that people can call a 1-800 number and all will be well when they, um, can’t.

The rest is here.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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