"David Plouffe is the president, Axelrod's the chief of staff, Obama's out raising money. Obama basically has a nine a.m. to four p.m. day. It's these other guys that are formulating policy, doing all this other stuff. ... I'm not saying Obama's disengaged, doesn't know what's going on and he's a puppet. Don't misunder-stand. Not saying that at all. But he's not known as a hard worker".
"Although short on details, Mr. Harper’s speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday made clear the sweep of his ambition. He will change how Canadians finance their retirement. He will overhaul the immigration system. He will make oil and gas exports to Asia a “national priority” and aggressively pursue free trade in India and Europe".
h/t Ann Althouse