03/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Frank Rich: Populist Rage Coursing Through America Could Maim Obama's Best-Laid Plans

SOMEDAY historians may look back at Tom Daschle's flameout as a minor one-car (and chauffeur) accident. But that will depend on whether or not it's followed by a multi-vehicle pileup that still could come. Even as President Obama refreshingly took responsibility for having "screwed up," it's not clear that he fully understands the huge forces that hit his young administration last week.

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