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Where the buck really stops
Where the buck really stops

The thrashing that voters administered to the Democrats in the midterm congressional elections confirmed the old admonition Harry Truman kept on his White House desk: "The buck stops here." The Republicans widened their hold on the House and wrested control of the Senate in a convincing wave of rejection against the party of President Obama and the man himself. The clear message successfully sold by the Republicans was that the country wasn't functioning, and that the fault rested with the man in the Oval Office. No doubt local concerns with individual Democratic congressmen and Senate candidates contributed here and there to the...