The Benefits of Incumbency

They use the same two words in Little Rock, Austin, Chicago, and Boston for what the President did Friday in releasing more US government financial aid to Israel on the eve of Mitt Romney’s trip there: justified chutzpah.

Making moves like this is something presidents of both parties, including George W. Bush, do with impunity. These actions are some of the few left in our national politics about which there is elite bipartisan agreement that they are totally cricket. And kosher.

Related Topics: Barack Obama, Boston, chicago, Mark Halperin, Mitt Romney, 2012 Elections, Analysis

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