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Barack Obama—too hip for his own good?

Barack Obama’s aides call him the coolest of presidents. “As cool as the back of your pillow,” their saying goes—and it is not entirely a compliment. Obama was right to say that his job was to get America out of “dumb wars” it should never have been in. Let me be clear—I think Obama’s election was transforming for the United States, and that his important achievements, in a political battle of…

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