Towards the end of Errol Morris’s conversations with Donald Rumsfeld, the documentarian – frustrated by a volley of evasions – asks the left’s (...)

US president Barack Obama holds a baby at a Father’s Day lunch  in the White House. “The silver-tongued campaigner has turned out to be a leaden salesman in the Oval Office.” Photograph: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

Not only is Barack Obama leading from behind, now he’s leading from behind Bill Clinton.After dithering for two years over what to do about the slaugh(...)