QUIZ: What enrages Obama?

It’s hard to get under President Obama’s skin.

He prides himself in keeping his cool. Even when he intones sharp words, he delivers them with a calm exterior that reveals minimal passion.

That’s what makes Bret Stephens’ piece in today’s Wall Street Journal so fascinating. Mr. Stephens writes a regular column for the WSJ called Global View. Evidently, the president is enraged over one particular issue.

Just one.

Of the following issues, guess which one has Mr. Obama enraged?

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"The IRS scandal isn't Watergate …"

By Tom Quiner Daniel Henninger, who writes the “Wonderland” column for the Wall Street Journal, characterizes the IRS scandal this way:  “The IRS tea-party audit story isn’t Watergate; it’s worse than Watergate. The Watergate break-in was the professionals of the party in power going after the party professionals of the party out of power. The…

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'Climate change' news you don't hear

The Obama White House pumped out an 829 page report called, “The National Climate Assessment.”
True to form, the summary, which is the only part the mainstream media (MSM) reads, mimics the president’s mantra that “this is not some distant problem of the future. This is a problem that is affecting Americans right now.”

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Why won't the Obama Government ever shoot straight with us?

By Tom Quiner “Existing policies were grandfathered in. If a policy was not extended, then that was up to the insurance company, probably because it would no longer be a very competitive policy.” This was the defense made of Obamacare by a loyal, if contrarian, Quiner’s Diner reader. I thank him for his comment. He…

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The politics of revulsion

The public doesn’t like Democrats. They like Republicans even less.

All of this revulsion doesn’t bode well for Republicans in the latest round of “continuing resolution” discussions to fund the government at sequester-spending levels …

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A look at Detroit from the inside out

“The last thing Detroit needs is a bailout. What it needs is to sweep away a city charter that protects only bureaucrats, civil-service rules that straightjacket municipal departments, and obsolete union contracts. A bailout would just keep the dysfunction in place. Time to start over.”

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