What’s the problem here?

There appears to be a disconnect somewhere between Washington and Main Street; not that Main Street in Nantucket is Anywhere USA. But Politico todaysays Democrats are ticked off at President Obama for not “taking a stand.”

In interviews, a variety of political activists, operatives and commentators from across the party’s ideological spectrum presented similar descriptions of Obama’s predicament: By declining to speak clearly and often about his larger philosophy — and insisting that his actions are guided not by ideology but a results-oriented “pragmatism” — he has bred confusion and disappointment among his allies, and left his agenda and motives vulnerable to distortion by his enemies.

Meanwhile, at a B&B in Nantucket, where Obama is — as we say in New England — summering.


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