Obama, confident in Clinton’s electoral prospects, chose stealth instead of openness during the US elections. That was a mistake
Presidential reputations oscillate for years after the moving trucks have pulled up to the White House. So it is with Barack Obama.
The Senate health-care vote – now postponed until after the Fourth of July recess – may determine whether the Affordable Care Act crowns Obama’s legislative record or whether it will be mourned as a presidential road not taken like Woodrow Wilson’s dreams for the League of Nations.