Shop With US Online NewsJS

This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Apology: On Jonathan Chait's Obama - lareviewofbooks

THIS PAST SEPTEMBER, when I first accepted an assignment to review Jonathan Chait's forthcoming book, then titled Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Transformed America, I came up with what you'll have to admit was a very good plan.and more »

Obama's Legacy Won't Be His Political Achievements - Slate Magazine

A decade ago, Barack Obama was already contemplating his presidential legacy. I know because I talked to him about it in 2006, during a long interview for a now-defunct men's magazine. In a reflective mood after finishing his second book, his suit coat ...and more »

The Most Successful Democrat Since FDR - New York Times

When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, he understood, without quite saying it, that there had been no highly successful Democratic president in decades. Bill Clinton made the country a better place, but his biggest legislative plans failed and he ...and more »

Barack Obama Bio 'Audacity' Is at War With Itself - PopMatters

In one way, the January 2017 release date of Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy that Will Prevail is ideal for Jonathan Chait. With Donald Trump set to take the oath of office just three days after Audacity's release ...and more »

Yes He Did: Jonathan Chait Argues That Obama's Accomplishments Will Survive - New York Times

AUDACITY How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail By Jonathan Chait 240 pp. Custom House. $27.99. If everything had gone according to plan, these would be valedictory days for President Obama. With the economy ...and more »