Hillary Clinton should never, ever have tied her political career to President Obama’s, essentially saying she would give the nation Obama’s third term. Al Gore made a mistake when he did not ask President Clinton to campaign for him. Hillary Clinton made the opposite error.
As a society we are so captive to our historical shame that we thoughtlessly rush to deference simply to relieve the pressure.
Democrats may not like to talk about the federal deficit, but that does not make it a non-issue.
“God is in charge of history. He asks us to work, to try, to pour ourselves out to make things better. But he is an actor in history also. He chastises and rescues, he intervenes in ways seen and unseen. Or chooses not to.”