Firestein Quoted on SOTU Address

News | January 13, 2016

VOA featured EWI Vice President and Perot Fellow David J. Firestein's comments on Obama's final State of the Union address. 

Firestein was quoted in VOA on January 13. The article is published in Russian.

As quoted in this article: It was a compelling speech that served as an effective ‘closing argument’ for his two-term presidency. Obama laid out the key themes of his presidency and addressed, in a pretty direct way, the critiques that have been leveled on his policies and leadership style over the past seven years. Whether one accepts his arguments or not, I thought they were put forward skillfully and persuasively – and, indeed, with a disarming sense of humor in a number of instances.

To read the full article at Voice of America, click here. (In Russian)