Will a wagging dog bite Trump?

Who's running the country: the president elected by the electoral college or his un-elected and un-vetted Steve Bannon?  For now the scene at the White House resembles a foundering if frightening reality TV show. The serious question is this: will these apprentices and their boss soon be shown the door?

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Mutually Exclusive Victories: Libya in the Real World and the Political World

Barack Obama may very well win reelection next year but his administration’s recent actions in Libya will not be a cause. Success or failure in Libya does not change the fact that any president’s foreign policy—with the exception of policies that thrust themselves into voters’ personal lives—rarely if ever determines the incumbent’s fate at the ballot box.

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