Tag: government


Martha Coakley blew a 31 point lead to lose in the Massachusetts senate race by running one of he worst campaigns in modern memory. More to the point, Democrats just didn’t come out to vote. What should Obama do now?

Tony Judt, Hero

Tony Judt has been a leading historian of, and thinker about, the post-war world for a number of decades. On any number of grounds, he is one of the positive contributors to the world. He also has amytrophic lateral sclerosis, a form of motor neuron disease, and he is degenerating rapidly. And he has a new goal–convincing the young that government is not the enemy.