In a Slate article titled "Obama II: Why the president is finally getting tough," Jacob Weisberg describes the New Obama. Let's hope he's on to something, especially in light of the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad GOP dissension-slash-implosion.
Spoiler alert (not really, I just wanted to say "spoiler alert")-- here's how the piece ends:
The real reason we’re seeing the emergence of a different Obama is simply the late-dawning realization that compromise is impossible with the enfeebled Boehner and his perfervid rank-and-file. Lacking a partner for peace, war has become the president’s only option.
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