Is The New York Times Predicting a Single Term for Obama?

More

Interesting column in the New York Times about the diminished presidential power that is a result of globalization. But this line jumped out at me:

And so perhaps Mr. Obama's presidency, as it reaches its midway point, is best understood not in isolation, but rather as part of a longer and still undefined political moment.

Wow, is it halftime already? Granted, I'm no math whiz but that would seem to imply a presidency of four years. Bold prediction! Though not entirely unreasonable...

Jump to comments
Presented by

Joshua Green is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.


Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Video

What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

Video

How Will Climate Change Affect Cities?

Urban planners and environmentalists predict the future of city life.

Video

The Inner Life of a Drag Queen

A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance

Video

Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In