Hail to the Chief

Change has arrived.

The question we ask today is not whether government is too big or too small, but whether it works.

That line is a clear break with the Democratic ‘centrism’ we saw under Clinton. It gives me hope that President Obama’s commitment to post-partisanship is going to look different than the cowardly pandering to the right that we’ve seen from Democrats over the past two decades.

That said, the biggest question I have is what will President Obama do when faced with political adversaries who still question whether government is too big. How do you forge consensus when you aren’t asking the same question?

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Published in: on January 20, 2009 at 9:24 am  Leave a Comment  
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