Peggy Noonan: If You're A Leader, You Lead

If political necessity doesn't force the other party to support a president's proposals, then his proposals are too far from the center. That's just simple math. So Peggy Noonan lashed out when she heard the usual lefty complaint that Republicans are just so mean to President Obama.

It's never an excuse that washes to say, "oh, the other team, the other party, are bad guys they wouldn't follow me."