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I recommend Ed Luce’s commentary on Obama’s press conference over at Gideon Rachman’s blog. Ed writes that the economy was dealt with rather briskly, and not all that convincingly, and that the questioners turned surprisingly quickly to Islam, Afghanistan and security issues. That was my impression too. Ed’s also right that Obama was fine with that. He seemed far more comfortable once he was spared having to talk about the economy.

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I have been the FT's Washington columnist since April 2007. I moved from Britain to the US in 2005 to write for the Atlantic Monthly and the National Journal after 20 years working at the Economist, most recently as deputy editor. I write mainly about the intersection of politics and economics.

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