Lately [Obama], you’ve demonstrated an unsettling penchant for overly nuanced statements that meander into the cerebral. Earth to Barack: to Main Street America, nuance equals confusion. You don’t have to dumb it down, but you do have to sum it up.
I think that’s fair. Lord knows I think we need more nuance (and less of the doctrinaire) in politics, but decisiveness is also vital. Nuance is sometimes a mask for ambivalence; an unwelcome trait for the Oval Office.