Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Marching Toward Reality

Revenge of the Reality-Based Community | The American Conservative
...For the record, no one has been more correct in his analysis and prescriptions for the economy’s problems than Paul Krugman. The blind hatred for him on the right simply pushed me further away from my old allies and comrades.

The final line for me to cross in complete alienation from the right was my recognition that Obama is not a leftist. In fact, he’s barely a liberal—and only because the political spectrum has moved so far to the right that moderate Republicans from the past are now considered hardcore leftists by right-wing standards today. Viewed in historical context, I see Obama as actually being on the center-right...


billy pilgrim said...

he's a pragmatist. very pragmatic when it comes to protecting his brand.

i failed the your stupid word verification 5 times and counting!

Bob said...

I'll turn it off. Maybe the spammers have forgotten me.