I enjoyed this article in the WSJ from Dorothy Rabinowitz. Clearly, there is emerging a serious gap between his ideas, his approach to the American people, and their response to him. It’s one thing to be in touch on the campaign trail; another to govern with that deft of insight. The more he opens his mouth, the more people are hearing things they clearly cannot accept.

Probably the quote that hits the hardest:

For, despite a great election victory, Mr. Obama, it becomes ever clearer, knows little about Americans. He knows the crowds—he is at home with those. He is a stranger to the country’s heart and character.

He seems unable to grasp what runs counter to its nature. That Americans don’t take well, for instance, to bullying, especially of the moralizing kind, implicit in those speeches on health care for everybody. Neither do they wish to be taken where they don’t know they want to go and being told it’s good for them.

Who would have believed that this politician celebrated, above all, for his eloquence and capacity to connect with voters would end up as president proving so profoundly tone deaf?

But it’s not just him: the entire triumverate of leadership (Obama, Pelosi, and Reid) are all hard-left liberals. Yesterday’s “Unamerican” editorial was further proof of that. They’re all tone deaf to the heart and soul of the country. They’re all implementing an agenda most of the country does not want. As a result, they are all running the increasing risk of being marginalized or neutralized, whether that’s the party losing the majorities, or them being removed from office.