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Monday, March 23, 2009

How Did Obama Wreck Everything in Just Ten Weeks When Everything Was Going Fine?

The question on every serious person's lips.


Anonymous said...

Obama Told Us to Speak Out, but Is He Listening?
William Greider, Washington Post

Has a 'Katrina Moment' Arrived?
Frank Rich, New York Times

The Big Takeover
Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone

We're in This Together
Chuck Collins, On the Commons

Dale Carrico said...

The headline was ironic.

Obama hasn't wrecked everything, and nothing was fine.

And it's easier to say what's wrong than what's next.

That isn't to deny the necessity of saying what's wrong, but it is to point out that facilitating pragmatically possible progressive outcomes in the midst of what's wrong is much harder than saying what's wrong.

People who blunt the only tools they have on hand to do what they want aren't behaving intelligently. Simple as that.