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Elizabeth Warren
Obama faces reality
Obama faces reality

Perhaps six years too late, President Barack Obama gave strong indications in his State of the Union address last week that he's finally bought into Albert Einstein's definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Putting aside any optimism that the Republicans in Congress would somehow be afflicted with sweet reasonableness now that they hold the majority in both houses, he has signaled that in his last two years in office he will more fully embrace the liberal Democratic agenda. While this attitude will almost certainly guarantee more head-knocking legislative stalemate, it will have the virtue of restoring much of the good...