John Yoo Says Election Was No Sweeping Mandate

Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 7, 2008 by John Yoo

Obama shouldn’t misinterpret his electoral victory as a sweeping mandate—perhaps President Bush’s overarching political mistake—or the introduction of a new political order. The president-elect would be better-served by moving swiftly to cure the recession and then focusing on moderate, bipartisan policies in areas such as education, spending and entitlement reform.