What is farthest from our needs is that kings should be philosophers.
Archive for the ‘Politics and Leadership’ Category
Maybe the Tea Party is so alienated that it doesn’t care if it wins national elections
If you want to hand things over to the young, it helps to remember that you are old
Obama might get impeached by the House Republicans if he rescues the country from default.. So what?
The attempted retroactive repeal of Obamacase will lead to more rapid, sloppy policy implementation in the future
Two women will likely square off for West Virginia’s Senate seat
People in office have thin skin when it comes to being criticized by former office holders
In mentioning a possible policy-based defense for Jim Messina’s consulting for the Tories, I forgot that he headed Organizing for Action. He should no longer be allowed to do so.
Lots of debate in Blogistan and elsewhere about President Obama’s apparent desire to appoint Larry Summers as Fed Chair. We know (or at least we think we know) that he is brilliant, but he has a strange tendency to get matters of judgment wrong. He supported the abolition of Glass-Steagall, endorsed deregulation of the financial […]