Peggy Noonan writes:
And that really was the problem: He had the confidence without the full capability. And he gathered around him friends and associates who adored him, who were themselves talented but maybe not quite big enough for the game they were in. They understood the Democratic Party, its facts and assumptions. But they weren't America-sized. They didn't get the country so well"
Whether you are a D or an R, Peggy Noonan's comments carry an on-court wallop.
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