We are living through the end of the "Imperial Presidency", with the accompanying restoration of the Congress as the center of power in federal government. So the stage is set for a dominating Congress to tower over a much-diminished White House in a way that we haven't seen in 75 years or more. And that shift may be long-lasting. I expect the "Imperial Presidency" to be a concept shuffled off to history, replaced by a presidency marked by weakness at home and abroad.
Can you lie about future events? Here's a comparison of two statements, both cast as "lies": OBAMA: "no matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to... Continue Reading →