A Warning About That Warning About Obama

Today’s Wall Street Journal features an op-ed from one Ted Van Dyk, who argues that Barack Obama has failed to live to up to the promise of his campaign, that his presidency is “stalling out,” and that he badly needs to hit “the reset button.”
Van Dyk is identified as a former Hubert Humphrey aide who’s been “active in national Democratic politics over 40 years.”
But be warned: He also has a history as an alarmist.
Here, for instance, is what Van Dyk told The New Yorker about Bill Clinton’s presidency in December 1994: “There is one operative question at the moment: Is there any Democratic senator or Democratic governor who wants to run with Bill Clinton at the top of the ticket in 1996? Not on your life.

A Warning About That Warning About Obama