Clarice's Pieces: Another Memo from Leni Riefenstahl

From: Leni RiefenstahlTo: Barack Obama und Frau ObamaSubject: Politische Kundgebung getarnt als eine Gedenkfeier (Political rally masquerading as a memorial service)It's been two years since I last wrote.  Then it was about the Invesco Field Rally in Denver.  Now it's about that rally in Tucson.  If you don't mind a few harsh words from someone seasoned in such things, no matter that you tried hard, the tragic incident in Tucson was no Reichstag Fire, and while you made as much of it as you could, you need to hone your shtick a bit better in future.  I keep writing to you out of admiration for your political inclinations and skills, of course. I want only for you to succeed, and I hope you take my words to heart.Here is what was good and what was not so good about this -- in short form because I know how busy you are with golf and vacations and wrecking the American economy for decades to come.1. You did need a distractionEvery leader has to know how to distract...(Read Full Article)