Saturday, July 30, 2011

A harsh assessment of Obama:

From a liberal perspective (Michael Tomasky) in Obama Should Stop Being Reasonable

The second reason Obama probably won’t [go the 14th Amendment route] has more to do with his political philosophy. He apparently really believes—still!—in civic-republican notions of government as an arena for reasoned deliberation. That he could still think this is akin to a child believing in Santa Claus until he’s 15—but apparently he does. The journalist Alec MacGillis captured this conviction well in a profile he did of Obama for the British New Statesman back in 2008. Barack Obama, he wrote, “was running not on a record of past achievement or on a concrete program for the future, but instead on the simple promise of thoughtfulness.”


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