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Obama's a wily quarterback in the fourth quarter of a big game
Obama's a wily quarterback in the fourth quarter of a big game

Before heading off to Hawaii for a brief Christmas vacation, President Obama held a press conference in which he used a football analogy to characterize his upcoming final two years in office. “My presidency is entering its fourth quarter,” he said. “Interesting stuff happens in the fourth quarter.” Having been overrun by the Republican offense just weeks ago in the congressional elections, Obama has come back and picked up a lot of yardage since. His climate deal with China, his executive action on immigration and his opening to Cuba are the bold plays of a quarterback who can still score. Interesting stuff, indeed. After a year of dismal ratings in popularity...

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