Hit & Run

Ira Stoll: Beware Obama's Post-Election Surprises


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“After my election I have more flexibility,” President Barack Obama told Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in 2012. But he might as well have been talking about next week’s midterm election. Yes, Obama is a lame duck. But as Ira Stoll observes, there’s still plenty of time for this lame-duck president to expand on the damage he’s already done. Keep an eye out for some post-election surprises.