Friday, October 31, 2008

Obama's Unpolicies Fuel the Imagination of the Hopeless a fantastic article from The Wall Street Journal. So very well expressed. Thanks again Ben!

Obama and the Politics of Crowds by Fouad Ajami

My favorite excerpt is a quote from a Nobel laureate, Elias Canetti: "But the crowd, as such, disintegrates. It has a presentiment of this and fears it. . . . Only the growth of the crowd prevents those who belong to it from creeping back under their private burdens."