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Is Obama’s Vetting Finally Beginning?

posted on May 4, 2012

At Commentary, Alana Goodman wonders that, after a year of endless scrutiny on the GOP presidential contenders, if it is finally time to vet the president? Her answer is a resounding yes, especially since no adequate vetting occurred in 2008. Goodman pins her hopes on the beginnings of this process on David Maraniss’ soon-to-be-released biography of the president. Goodman writes that Obama has maintained “nearly complete control of his own life narrative … But Maraniss’s biography threatens that narrative by questioning it: Was Obama’s journey [into politics] entirely spiritual and intellectual? Or was it also grounded in the lower realms of ambition and calculation?”

Read at Commentary