Barack Obama loves the rhetorical trope of the “false choice.” From his earliest days as a national figure, the president has repeatedly attempted to convey his intellectual superiority to ordinary politicians by announcing that some controversy of the day is being unnecessarily simplified.
Thus was there “a false choice between our safety and our ideals” when it came to national security. ObamaCare was a response to “a false choice” between “government-run health care with higher taxes — or insurance companies without rules denying people…
"So, a 'senior Obama administration official' called the prime minister of Israel -- our closest ally in the Middle East and one of the few nations in the region that is not (a) imploding or (b) actively funding or supporting terrorists -- 'a chickenshit.' While that word has rocketed around the globe, other descriptions of Benjamin Netanyahu include, 'recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering…[more]
—David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel
— David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel