Well I have to hand it to Hillary. She sure knew what she was talking about when she made the commercial warning us all about how Obama just wasn't ready for that 3:00 A.M. phone call. But he sure is ready to fill out his bracket! This op-ed piece hits the nail right on the head. If anything, it is too generous. Barack Obama's lack of leadership -- John Podhoretz - NYPOST.com This is not a time for leadership; this is the time for leadership. So where is Barack Obama? Obama is defining himself in a way that will destroy him. It is not merely that he isn't rising to the challenge. He is avoiding the challenge. He is Bartleby the President. He would prefer not to.