Since Barry Goldwater, accepting the Republicans' 1964 presidential nomination, said 'extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice,' Democrats have been decrying Republican '
Speaking on Aug. 29 — at a fundraiser, of course — President Barack Obama applied to a platitude the varnish of smartphone sociology, producing this intellectual sunburst:
Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy aircraft by Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea.
What is called 'the' 1964 Civil Rights Act is justly celebrated for outlawing racial and other discrimination in employment, 'public accommodations' and elsewhere.
President Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called tax inversion.
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