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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Simon Rosenberg
Poised for lame-duck victories spanning foreign, economic and social policy, President Obama is seeing a renewed sense of accomplishment after his first two years in office, which were filled with a brutal health care fight and crises ranging from financial meltdowns to environmental disasters.
Facing Republicans in a closed-door meeting 19 months ago, newly minted President Obama tried to end a philosophical debate over the size and scope of the stimulus with this simple admonition: "I won."
"A president can and must do more than one thing at a time," said Simon Rosenberg, president of NDN, a left-leaning think tank in Washington. "Given the focus on other pressing matters in recent months, it is appropriate for the president to return now to the most important issue in American politics now — creating growth, opportunity and jobs for everyday Americans."