Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Recommended Reading

Here I go linking to David Brooks again. The New York Times' conservative columnist looks at the current lineup of folks vying for the White House and comes away feeling wistful about the guy who'll be clocking out next January:
To hear Sanders or Trump, Cruz and Ben Carson campaign is to wallow in the pornography of pessimism, to conclude that this country is on the verge of complete collapse. That’s simply not true. We have problems, but they are less serious than those faced by just about any other nation on earth. People are motivated to make wise choices more by hope and opportunity than by fear, cynicism, hatred and despair. Unlike many current candidates, Obama has not appealed to those passions.
Read the rest here.

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