A little more than a year from now we’ll know a lot more about the country’s future. It’ll either be “hope and change” as far as the eye can see, or a re-orientation worthy of America’s finest traditions.
The Obama administration is intellectually played out. It has become dull and repetitive, caught in a political version of eternal recurrence. It’s always another “pivot toward jobs.” Always another bout of “shovel-ready” projects, never mind that the president himself has admitted the entire idea is a fraud. Always another round of proposals for taxing the rich, salvaged from the scrap heap of ideas that were rejected even when the Democrats had unified control of Congress.
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