How To Help a Leader Get Back on Track

The President Barack Obama whom the nation saw delivering the State of the Union address was a very different President than people have seen in the year since he took office. At turns confident, defiant, and challenging to both Republicans and Democrats alike, Obama showed the kind of commitment to change and ability to inspire that helped him get elected. Gone was the Obama whose eagerness to get anything passed on health-care reform caused him to compromise on core principles and turn over too much power to individual members of Congress.

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