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Man in the muddle

President Obama tends to search for middle ground almost reflexively. No doubt this useful habit served him well throughout much of his life as a community organizer, lawyer and legislator. In the presidency, however, it has sometimes done him in. Obama’s approach to the civil war in Syria is the latest and perhaps most glaring example.

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  • Headline: Man in the muddle
  • Publication: Editorial, Pages 14 on 09/17/2013
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