davidl on October 29th, 2010

Paving with elephant dung, Shelby Steele, Wall Street Journal: How is it that Barack Obama could step into the presidency with an air of inevitability and then, in less than two years, find himself unwelcome at the campaign rallies of many of his fellow Democrats? The first answer is well-known: His policymaking has been grandiose, […]

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Eric Florack on October 3rd, 2009

An interesting post at Q & O this morning. David Warren, writing in the Ottawa Ciitzen, takes a look at some of the “Gorbachev/Obama” comparisons that some are doing and finds them wanting.  But, he does find one thing the two men seem to share in common.  Something he calls a characteristic of the post-modern […]

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davidl on May 31st, 2008

Mrs. Clinton’s scorched earth policy, Boston Globe: LAST YEAR at the beginning of the presidential primary season, Democrats were giddy with excitement. Not only did we have an embarrassment of riches in our candidates but we had two historic candidacies to enjoy. Once and for all our country would show that racism and sexism were […]

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