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The Lonely Guy

The Lonely Guy

Vanity Fair

Five years in, with three more years to go, Barack Obama looks like a failing president. Failing to keep his own promises and those projected onto him. Two analyses, one from the launch issue of Politico Magazine, another from Vanity Fair, while taking different perspectives, diagnose the same issue: Obama won’t let knowledgeable people, if any, push him out of the comfort zone.

Published in Weekly Filet #137