Monday, January 25, 2010

Quote du jour

It’s inherently risky for any charismatic politician to legislate. To act is to choose, and to choose is to disappoint the expectations of many who had poured their hopes into the empty vessel—of which candidate Obama was the greatest representative in recent American political history.

-Charles Krauthammer

2 comments:

  1. I love Krauthammer!

    And it is so true. He was a beautiful empty vessel. Fill it up and it don't look so good...

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  2. Everybody (who foolishly voted for him) projected their own hopes onto Obama and he did nothing to disabuse them of the notion until after he was in the White House.

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