If we could see a Reduced Shakespeare summary of Obama’s presidency so far, it would read:
Dither, dither, speech. Foreign trip, bow, reassure. Seminar, summit. Shoot a jump shot with the guys, throw out the first pitch in mom jeans. Compromise, concede, close the deal. Dither, dither, water down, news conference.
And who's less than thrilled?
And mordant satire, no less, as the Chinese premier adopts the position familiar to Saturday Night Live:
So, what is going on? Dowd, Matthews, Saturday Night Live are liberal curs, but they are curs even before they are liberal and they can tell when the wind has turned and they can turn with the wind: