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Leap of Hope

Well, the voters have spoken and “Hope” trumps a resumé. What the heck, though, maybe it’ll work out. Sometimes the most effective tool a president has is his ability to inspire, or at least reassure. Aside from prodding the Soviet Union into economic and political

Obama And the Politics of Crowds

Between work and a new baby, it’s hard to find the time or energy (or frankly, the interest) to write entries of a political nature here, but I have started several times to jot down my thoughts on the extraordinary spectacle of Obama’s ever-growing cult

Us, Weakly

I’m late weighing in on this one, what with having a new baby and all, but I was pretty flabbergasted to see the recent cover to Us Weekly magazine in the check-out line the other day. Not content blazing its usual trails of journalistic excellence