President Obama holds a year end news conference amid historic lows in the polls. Among other topics, he comments on what Rich Lowry calls "the running debacle of the healthcare law." Then, a new information dump from Edward Snowden. Bob Scheer bemoans the spying program as "vindictive. It's a real black eye on the United States." But Matt Miller says everybody does this stuff, we just may do it better. The Federal Reserve starts to taper the stimulus. Is the Duck Dynasty being held to too high a standard?
Banner image: President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the James S. Press Briefing Room of the White House, December 20, 2013. Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson